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  • Loadshedding ignites generator sales in Karachi

    KARACHI: As loashedding receded in recent years, the market for generators collapsed in the city of Karachi...

    But the latest row between K-Electric and its main fuel supplier, the Sui Southern Gas Company Ltd (SSGC), has reignited the generator market all over again...

  • Surge in generator imports gives reality check to govt claims

    KARACHI: The government’s claim of record improvement in power generation and zero load-shedding in industrial sectors got a reality check on Saturday as data showed import bill of power generating machines went through the roof in April...

    According to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), generator imports stood at $1...

  • Heatwave and blackouts electrify generator sales

    KARACHI: Sales of power generators have skyrocketed by up to 40 per cent in Ramazan as citizens, hit with rolling power cuts and heatwave in the fasting month, consider other options...

    The situation is the worst in Karachi whose residents face unsche­duled blackouts of eight to 12 hours a day as the city’s main power utility, K-Electric, struggles to keep the lights on...

  • Currency dealers quash panic rumours

    KARACHI: Though dollar gained a little against the local currency on Tuesday, inching towards Rs102...

    85 amid reports of its shortage in some parts of the country, currency dealers said there was no panic in the market...

  • Dealers of power generators dread end of loadshedding

    KARACHI: The prime minister’s announcement that loadshedding will end by November has made the importers/dealers of power generators uncertain about their future business prospects...

    Sikandar Shahzada, who owns Sikandar and Company at the generator market on Shahrah-i-Liaquat, said importers are anxious because of the expected end of loadshedding in November...

  • SBP surprises currency dealers with 1pc margin

    KARACHI: The State Bank has allowed exchange companies to charge up to one per cent as spread between buying and selling, surprising even currency dealers who were doing business with half a per cent spread...

    Currency dealers said 1pc spread is too high since they were doing business with half a per cent spread — earning 75 paisa on a currency having a value of Rs150 for example...

  • Dealers charging premium for new motorbike

    KARACHI: Some dealers are charging “premium or on money” on spot sale of newly launched locally assembled Japanese bike as buyers cannot buy it at company’s fixed price...

    The new Yamaha 125cc was introduced in the last week of April, but some authorised dealers at Akbar Road, Karachi’s main motorbike market, after running out of stocks were insisting buyers to book the bike which would be delivered either after 12 days or in the...

  • ‘Stolen’ car dealers arrested

    ISLAMABAD: Special Investigation Unit of CIA has traced a gang involved in sale and purchase of stolen vehicles, Dawn has learnt from police officials, sources said...

    They purchased a Toyota Corolla, stolen from E-11 on May 3, and made its documents with the support of officials in excise and taxation department and brought it into the market for sale, the sources added
  • Delay in new car number plates irks buyers, dealers

    KARACHI: The Sindh government has collected over Rs20 million for number plates over the last 10 months but it has yet to deliver them, much to the inconvenience of buyers of new vehicles...

    According to car dealers, the conservative estimate is based on Rs500 per plate collected by the provincial government on registration of 200 vehicles daily on average in the last 300 days...

  • Currency dealers assured of dollar supply at Rs103

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has for all practical purposes set the US dollar rate at Rs103...

    20 for the open market and assured currency dealers unlimited supply of the greenback at Rs103 from the National Exchange Company and Habib Exchange Company...

  • CNG dealers demand gas supply

    RAWALPINDI: The CNG dealers have called upon the government to start the supply of gas to the filling stations in Punjab which remained closed for the last six months...

    “Due to the closure of the filling stations, the CNG dealers in Punjab are faced with bankruptcy...

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