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  • Distributing cocks, bangles and biscuits in hope for a vote

    Due to a huge number of candidates, the election commission is running out of choice of symbols; hence symbols like a bottle, a cock, bangles, biscuits, purse, boots, jai namaz etc...

    Another candidate, Shagufta Malik who is taking part in elections on the general union council seat in Peshawar is distributing bangles, which is also her allotted symbol...

  • PIA flight suspension worries exporters of fruit, vegetables

    KARACHI: Fruit and vegetable exporters are worried over discontinuation of their exports from Tuesday after Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight operations shut down across the country...

    Exporters fear that if PIA flight operations did not resume shortly, international airlines would cash in on the situation by increasing freight charges, making exports of Pakistani products uncompetitive on the world market...

  • Exporters seek govt support to capture EU rice market

    LAHORE: Pakistan has a huge potential for rice exports to European Union but the exporters must pay attention towards meeting import specifications, said Thomas Unger of Eurofins Global Control GmbH...

    He was speaking at a seminar organised by the Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (Reap) on Thurs­day to discuss the challenges faced by Pakistani rice exporters in the European market...

  • Exporters can claim wheat subsidy by Oct 31

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan on Wednesday extended the date for subsidy on export of wheat and its products to Oct 31...

    The SBP, through a circular to the authorised dealers (banks), said that subsidy on export of wheat and its products (flour, fine atta, suji and maida) will be allowed till Aug 31, to those exporters who have lifted the wheat from godowns of the food departments of their respective provinces prior to March...

  • Ministry seeks lifting of EU ban on five seafood exporters

    KARACHI: After lifting of ban on two seafood exporters, the names of five more traders have been forwarded to the European Union (EU), Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping Kamran Michael said on Wednesday...

    The regional office would have lab facility for issuing certificates to seafood exporters on ascertaining quality and standard, he said...

  • Exporters want incremental rebate claims

    KARACHI: Exporters have urged the government to immediately start accepting and processing claims for incremental rebate incentive scheme announced in the federal budget 2014-15...

    After a long delay, the Ministry of Commerce issued SRO-177 in February this year for the scheme and exporters were given deadline of March 31 that was extended later to May 15...

  • Exporters urged to explore, capture UAE markets

    SIALKOT: Local exporters should divert their business activities to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for getting trade and export-related advantages available there under the investment-friendly atmosphere in the prosperous Gulf state...

    Pakistan’s Ambassador to Abu Dhabi-UAE Asif Ali Khan Durrani said this while addressing exporters at the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) here on Monday...

  • Gulf oil exporters asked to diversify

    DUBAI: Gulf oil exporters must reduce spending, including subsidies, and diversify their economies to cope with lower revenues caused by the sharp drop in crude prices, the International Monetary Fund said...

  • Exporters assured of zero-rating facility

    LAHORE: Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir on Monday said he would take up the issue of local taxes on textile exporters with other ministries and agencies to make the exports “truly zero-rated”...

    Speaking to reporters after his separate meetings with the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma) and carpet exporters, he said the government after two years of consolidation was now in a position to facilitate the exporting...

  • Exporters urged to sign up for REX System

    KARACHI: Exporters must register themselves with the Registered Expor­ter System (REX) by the end of this year if they want to continue availing the European Union’s (EU) GSP+ facility...

    The new system allows exporters to issue their own statement of origin and they would not need the certificate of origin (COO) from TDAP, he said...

  • Govt considers slashing utility rates for exporters

    KARACHI: The government is considering bringing utility tariffs for the export-oriented industry on a par with those of regional players to restore the country’s competitive edge in international trade...

    Ministry of Textile Industry Secretary Hassan Iqbal told exporters at the Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers Association on Thursday he has already approached other stakeholders, including the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources...

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