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  • Petrol prices in Pakistan still very cheap compared to rest of the world, says finance minister, day after price hike

    Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin on Friday said petrol prices in Pakistan were cheaper than the rest of the region and the world, adding that only 16 countries had lower prices — all of them being oil producers themselves...

    "The finance minister added that Pakistan had cheaper petrol prices than other regional countries as well, such as India and Bangladesh...

  • Cheap kerosene being mixed with petrol, diesel

    KARACHI: A number of fuel stations are selling petrol and diesel adulterated with cheap kerosene...

    “I am sure that this menace is not in vogue in big cities where check and balance of oil marketing companies (OMCs) is effective,” Chairman Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association (PPDA), Abdul Sami Khan said...

  • Lubricant prices unchanged despite cheap oil

    Kenlubes International (Pvt) Ltd CEO Mian Zahid Hussain said there was no direct link between prices of crude oil and lubricating oil...

    Mr Hussain said Pakistan was importing nearly 20,000 tonnes of finished automotive lubricant a year...

  • Pipe maker moves NTC against cheap imports

    ISLAMABAD: A local manufacturer of seamless pipes/tubes has approached the National Tariff Commission (NTC) for seeking protection against cheap imports...

    The local manufacturer has further requested withdrawal of regulatory duty at the rate of 15pc on its inputs and removal of seamless pipes/tubes from Pakistan-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA)...

  • Cheap imports worry local manufacturers

    ISLAMABAD: Local manufacturers on Thursday expressed concerns over cheap imports — mainly from China — rendering many Pakistani industries out of business while anti-dumping cases are not being processed as the National Tariff Commission (NTC) has been non-functional since 2009...

    The participants suggested the government to appoint commission members without any delay as domestic industries were facing huge losses due to cheap...

  • Islamabad — not a city for cheap food

    Over the last decade, the capital has become Pakistan’s most expensive city, forcing a number of people out of the capital into the rural areas and Rawalpindi...

    Published in Dawn, June 22nd, 2015On a mobile phone? Get the Dawn Mobile App: Apple Store | Google Play...

  • Four more years of cheap oil, says Opec

    VIENNA: The Opec oil cartel sees only a gradual improvement in the global crude market, with prices recovering to above $70 per barrel after four years, according to a report released Wednesday...

    With the global benchmark oil price touching an 11-year low of $36
  • Returning Afghans selling their properties cheap

    SWABI: Afghans residing in two refugee camps and other areas of the district have started selling their property and household goods at much the lower price as they prepare to leave for their homeland after staying in Pakistan for decades...

    It is clear that our stay in Pakistan is short lived now,” said an inmate of the Gandaf refugee camp, which along with the Gohati camp has housed 36,000 and 22,500 Afghan refugees, respectively,...

  • O’Sullivan snubs 147 bid over ‘cheap’ prize

    LONDON: Ronnie O’Sullivan rejected the chance to finish a 147 maximum break in his Welsh Open first round match on Monday because he felt the £10,000 ($14,000, 12,000 euros) prize on offer was “too cheap”...

    “I knew it was 10 grand and I just thought that’s a bit too cheap really...

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