Import of CKD motor vehicles witnesses unprecedented growth

ISLAMABAD: The import of motor vehicles in Completely Knock Down (CKD) condition has witnessed a unprecedented growth of 4902 percent in December 2020 due to acceleration of manufacturing activities by auto industry... Read more »

Country imports mobile phones worth Rs153.6 billion in first half

ISLAMABAD: The country has imported mobile phones worth Rs153.6 billion during the first half (July – December) 2020/2021 owing to rising demand for digital transactions in the wake of the covid pandemic.... Read more »

Trade deficit swells by 6.44 percent in first half

ISLAMABAD: The country’s trade deficit has widened by 6.44 percent during the first half (July – December) of fiscal year 2020/2021 owing to uptick in imports during past two months. According to... Read more »

Headline inflation contracts to 8.63 percent in first half

ISLAMABAD: The average headline inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) contracted to 8.63 percent during the first half (July – December) of the current fiscal year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS)... Read more »

POL Products: import unit price plunges by 46%; retail price up 35% in five months

ISLAMABAD: The unit price of imported POL products fell by 46 percent during first five months (July – November) of the current fiscal year, yet the retail petrol price increased by 35... Read more »

Pakistan pays Rs119.22 billion for import of mobile phones

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has paid Rs119.22 billion for import of mobile phones during the first five months (July – November) of 2020/2021 owing to high demand for online financial transactions in the wake... Read more »

Car import surges by 194 percent in five months

ISLAMABAD: The Import of motor cars in Completely Built Unit (CBU) has surged by 194 percent during the first five months (July – November) of the current fiscal year owing to ease... Read more »

Pakistan’s knitwear export jumps up by 14.34 percent in five months

KARACHI: Pakistan’s knitwear export has jumped up by 14.34 percent to $1.51 billion during the first five months (July – November) of the current fiscal year, according to data released by Pakistan... Read more »

Pakistan’s exports grow by 2.11 percent in five months

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s exports have increased by 2.11 percent to $9.737 billion during first five months (July – November) of current fiscal year 2020/2021, according to data issued by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics... Read more »

Headline inflation contracts at 8.3 percent in November

ISLAMABAD: The headline inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) contracted by 8.3 percent on Year-on-Year (YoY) based in November 2020, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said on Tuesday. The CPI inflation... Read more »