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10pc salary hike vs. unbridled inflation

10pc salary hike vs. unbridled inflation

The Economic Advisory Council, in its session chaired by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, took numerous crucial suggestion and recommendations into consideration, with increase in the salaries of the government servants up to 10 percent and to maintain the market prices ...

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Earning $1 Bn from horticultural exports

Earning $1 Bn from horticultural exports

With a view to raising exports of its horticultural products to one billion dollars over the next 3-4 years, Pakistan has geared efforts to adopting international standards and observing stringent quality control measures during several stages of the production, processing, ...

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KSE becomes world’s best performing market

KSE becomes world’s best performing market

The Pakistan stock market gained eight percent (dollar-based 15 percent) in the quarter ended on Monday, making it the best performing market in the world. In 2014YTD (year till date), MSCI Pakistan gained 6.3 percent, higher than 5.2 percent gain ...

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Smuggled Irani petrol on open sale

Smuggled Irani petrol on open sale

More than 90,000 liters of smuggled Iranian petrol is being sold daily in the city at over 800 illegal dumping stations situated in different parts of the city, it is reliably learnt. According to details, around 580 dumping stations were ...

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Cement makers seek tax relief

Cement makers seek tax relief

The cement manufacturers have demanded from FBR to either exclude cement from “Third schedule” of Sales Tax act or if the said procedure must continue then the fixation of MRP must be allowed on the basis of two different zones ...

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