Daily Archives: January 7, 2021

Pakistan and Korea Reiterate Hopes of Improving Bilateral Trade Relations

The delegates of the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (MOTIE) Republic of Korea [South Korea] held the 3rd Round of Joint Trade Committee (JTC) virtually. The Pakistani delegation was headed by the Ministry of Commerce Pakistan Additional Secretary, Muhammad Humair Karim, and

Govt Raised Rs. 760 Billion from the Domestic Sukuk Market in 2020

The domestic Sukuk market has fetched the Pakistani government north of Rs. 760 billion (approximately $4.7 billion). The report by quoting a banking source stated that this higher issuance activity during the year has been brought on due to the growing demand for shariah-compliant financial instruments, along with the efforts of the government and the

PM Commends Exporters for Beating India and Bangladesh in Exports Growth

Prime Minister Imran Khan took to Twitter on Thursday to congratulate the Commerce Ministry while sharing the regional export trends. He wrote, “I have received the regional export trends and this shows that, compared to our exports, the exports of India and Bangladesh for Nov/Dec 2020 showed negative growth.” He added, “I wish once again

PM expresses satisfaction over positive trend in country’s exports

Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed satisfaction over the positive trend in the country’s exports. In a tweet on Thursday depicting 8.32 percent and 18.30 percent increase in the country’s exports during the months of November and December last year, he said the exports of India and Bangladesh during this period showed negative growth. The

PM stresses upon need to enhance inter-ministerial coordination for increasing exports

Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized on chalking out a long term plan for import substitution and increasing exports to make Pakistan self-reliant. Chairing meeting of the Apex Committee on Economic Outreach in Islamabad today (Thursday), he said international best practices need to be adopted for priority sectors and consultations with international experts is essential

Huge potential for investment in energy sector in Balochistan: Farman Zarkoon

Chief Executive Balochistan Board of Investment and Trade Farman Zarkoon has said that there is a huge potential for investment in the energy sector in Balochistan. In a statement, he said that profitable investments can be made in energy parks projects, solar energy, wind power generation in coastal areas and small hydropower projects. Farman added