KCCI hopes reform package to boost industrialization

KARACHI: The business community of Karachi praised Finance Minister Asad Umar for presenting the Economic Reforms Package and hoped it will promote industrialization and curtail trade deficit. Read more »

Phone tax ban hampers sales tax collection: SRB chairman

KARACHI: The restriction imposed by Supreme Court of Pakistan on sales tax collection on telephone services negatively impacted the overall collection, Kahalid Mahmood, Chairman, Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) said on Tuesday. Read more »

All measures will be taken against infiltration of commodity based diseases into Pakistan: Quarantine Department

KARACHI: Director General (Quarantine), Department Plant Protection Dr. Falak Naz on Tuesday said that all measures will be taken to save country from infiltration of any disease into Pakistan. Read more »

Govt. agrees to abolish withholding tax on cash withdrawal: KCCI

KARACHI: The government has agreed to abolish withholding tax on cash withdrawal from bank accounts by filers in order to encourage ease of doing business. Read more »

Mini budget to be presented on January 23: Asad Umar

KARACHI: Finance Minister Asad Umar on Saturday said that planned mini budget will be announced on January 23, 2019.       “Earlier it was decided to present the supplementary finance bill... Read more »

Meat exporters invited to explore Malaysian market

KARACHI: Economic Advisor to Terengganu Province in Malaysia Haji Roslin Abdul Rehman has urged the business community of Pakistan to seriously look into the possibility of exporting meat to Malaysia.    ... Read more »

Regulatory Duty imposition affects Pak-Sri Lanka trade

KARACHI: Consul General of Sri Lanka G. L. Gnanatheva, while highlighting some the obstacles in way of smooth trade between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, particularly mentioned that the imposition of Regulatory Duties... Read more »