Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicPakistan economy

Topic: Pakistan economy

Sri Lanka, Pakistan hold lessons for India — from fiscal indiscipline to populist measures

The government must be restricted to the essential investments —defence, policing, courts, public health, basic social and economic infrastructure.

Bad news for India’s economic recovery. Modi govt should cut fuel taxes after UP voting

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Even Lahore smog is better than Imran Khan. His lovers are now singing of ‘toote sapne’

The opinion-makers in Pakistani media who initially supported Imran Khan, are in confessional mode saying, “sorry yaar, galti se mistake ho gayi”.

Pakistan’s economy can come alive if it addresses the problem of ‘dead capital’

Like physical capital, a lot of intellectual capital-related business ventures in Pakistan die because the laws required to facilitate them are not present.

Pakistan to cut ‘ridiculously high’ import duties to boost manufacturing, spur growth

The proposal will be mentioned in Pakistan federal government’s annual budget for the year starting 1 July, by when it targets to achieve a growth rate of 4.8%.

Pakistan linking trade and Kashmir issue shows leaders still don’t understand geo-economics

For Pakistan, ideology has trumped the kind of pragmatism needed to move away from geopolitics to geo-economics in its external relations.

Pakistan’s economy is beginning to show momentum as Covid cases taper off

Islamabad: Pakistan is showing signs of business activity picking up at a faster clip, as worries about new coronavirus infections fade in an economy...

For 20 yrs, Imran Khan had a dream. When he became PM, we got goats, cows & broken economy

Blaming Pakistan’s former leaders for the problems of the last 19 months makes for good prime-time news, but in reality, Imran Khan's rhetoric is slowly dying.

How will military generals solve economic issues? Why Pakistan is stuck in a broken carousel

Since 1947, the official worldview of Pakistan’s military has shifted only within the narrow space between an Islamic nationalism and complete Islamisation.

Pakistan’s central bank has a plan – end the boom-bust cycle of its economy

State Bank of Pakistan wants to give cheap credit to new industries with export potential & wants commercial lenders to boost their share of borrowing.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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