Growth prospects improve for the Gulf economies
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Growth prospects improve for the Gulf economies

After a period of exceptional political turmoil in the spring, relative calm has been restored…

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Greece debt: Merkel dampens expectations of deal
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Greece debt: Merkel dampens expectations of deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has played down the chances of Thursday’s emergency eurozone summit resolving…

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Can China’s economy absorb six million graduates?
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Can China’s economy absorb six million graduates?

There are approximately 81 million young people around the world actively looking for work, according…

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$1.20bn required for infrastructure development in Thar Coal field
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$1.20bn required for infrastructure development in Thar Coal field

KARACHI: The infrastructure development in Thar Coalfield would require $1.20 billion in next five years,…

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Pakistan June fuel oil imports at all-time high near 850,000T
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Pakistan June fuel oil imports at all-time high near 850,000T

SINGAPORE: Pakistan’s June fuel oil imports, mainly for power-generation, were at all-time high volumes of…

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Urea import to cost government Rs700 extra per bag
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Urea import to cost government Rs700 extra per bag

LAHORE: The government will import around 100,000 tons of urea worth $59.09 million, which is…

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‘Pakistan should learn strategy from Japan to uplift SME sector’
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‘Pakistan should learn strategy from Japan to uplift SME sector’

KARACHI: President Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Muhammad Saeed Shafiq, in a meeting…

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Energy crisis leaves Faisalabad textiles in tatters
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Energy crisis leaves Faisalabad textiles in tatters

FAISALABAD: Spinning yarn into cloth used to be a path to fortune in Faisalabad, but…

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China manufacturing slows as Beijing reins in growth
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China manufacturing slows as Beijing reins in growth

China’s manufacturing sector expanded at its slowest pace in 28 months following government policies to…

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FBR’s LTU freezes all bank accounts of KESC
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FBR’s LTU freezes all bank accounts of KESC

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue’s Large Taxpayers Unit (LTU) has frozen all bank accounts…

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Korean plans to invest $ 500mn in Pakistan
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Korean plans to invest $ 500mn in Pakistan

KARACHI: A South Korean conglomerate, Lotte, plans to invest up to dollars 500 million in…

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Supplementary Grants in manageable range
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Supplementary Grants in manageable range

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh told the National Assembly Supplementary Grants of Rs.…

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Jeddah to host major Islamic economic and finance conference: IDB official
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Jeddah to host major Islamic economic and finance conference: IDB official

JEDDAH: Finance, economy and planning ministers from 56 Muslim countries will attend a major Islamic…

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Govt launching schemes to attract investors: PM
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Govt launching schemes to attract investors: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Tuesday said the government is launching various…

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Shaikh chairs meeting on trade regulatory authority
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Shaikh chairs meeting on trade regulatory authority

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh here on Monday chaired a meeting…

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