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  • Printers demand tax exemption on raw materials

    Karachi: Pakistan has a great potential for the growth of printing and graphic arts industry, said Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Muffasar Atta Malik...

    Minhajuddin, chairman Pakistan Association of Printing and Graphics Arts Industry (PAPGAI) said the sheer size of printing and graphic arts industry in Pakistan is around $4...

  • 1pc import duty on zero-rated raw materials likely

    KARACHI: The government is likely to impose one per cent customs duty on raw materials that are being imported at zero duty in the budget 2015-16...

    “Imposition of duty on zero-rated raw materials will generate huge revenue for the government as substantial number of critical industrial materials are being imported at zero duty,” the sources said...

  • US challenges China over raw materials duties at WTO

    WASHINGTON: The United States challenged China at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Wednesday over Beijing’s export duties on nine raw materials, alleging they give an unfair competitive advantage to Chinese companies...

    The nine materials — antimony, cobalt, copper, graphite, lead, magnesia, talc, tantalum, and tin — are to key industrial sectors, from aerospace and car manufacturing to electronics and chemicals, the US Trade...

  • No law to stop pharma companies from importing raw materials

    ISLAMABAD: Even announcing its decision about four decades ago, the ministry of health has not yet formulated a policy to ensure multinational pharmaceutical companies produced raw materials in Pakistan and did not import them...

    However, Minister for National Health Services (NHS) Saira Afzal Tarar claimed that steps were being taken and within a few years medicines would be manufactured with locally-made raw materials...

  • Govt plans tariff cut on raw materials

    ISLAMABAD: The Commerce Division has proposed rationalisation of 515 tariff lines — mostly raw materials — in the upcoming budget...

    In 2015, the PML-N government for the first time in the country’s history imposed 1 per cent customs duty on raw materials which was then increased to 3pc in the next two years...

  • ‘Rising cost of materials to hurt govt’s housing plan’

    KARACHI: Cement and steel prices have surged throughout the country following the prime minister’s announcement to build five million houses under the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP), said builders on Monday...

    Earlier, at a press conference Bakhshi urged the prime minister to ensure reduction in prices of cement, steel bars, tiles and other construction materials to make NPHP a success...

  • Import duty being cut by 6pc on raw materials

    LAHORE: Commerce Adviser Abdul Razak Dawood has announced that duty on the import of raw materials for industries is being reduced by six per cent from Jan 1, 2021...

    “The reduction of import duty on raw materials will benefit the industry...

  • Glass half full or half empty?

    The latest round of monetary easing set from last November, when the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) had reduced the discount rate from 10pc to 9...

    During the same period, weighted average yields during Pakistan Investment Bond (PIB) auctions (for the three-year bond) went down from 10...

  • A creamy dessert in a glass

    RAWALPINDI: Any traditionalist will tell you that on a summer afternoon, when the sun is beating down and there seems to be no respite from the heat, there is nothing like a chilled glass of Rabri Doodh to cool the insides...

    Ahmed Saleem, a resident of Westridge, said Rabri Doodh is so rich and nutritious, it is a complete meal in a glass...

  • NOTES FROM THE OVERGROUND: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

    What does Pakistan at 70 signify to you?With age comes wisdom and maturity...

    Do you possess these faculties or is it Greek to you? Has Pakistan become that aged relative you wheel out forphoto ops on relevant days, say August 14 and March 23, and then consign to the attic for the rest of the year?There are ways of showing our patriotism as a nation which we fail to seeNo, you protest, foaming at the mouth, spittle forming on the...

  • Pact signed for $9m glass manufacturing facility in Punjab

    LAHORE: A Pakistan company on Thursday signed a joint venture agreement with a Chinese firm to establish a glass products manufacturing facility worth $9 million near Lahore...

    The CEOs of Globallink Glass Technology and Equipment and Balochistan Glass Limited signed the agreement in the presence of Punjab Board of Investment and Trade CEO Amena Cheema...

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