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  • Pakistan returns Indian arrested in 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan authorities returned an Indian prisoner to authorities of India’s Border Security Force (BSF) at the Wagah border crossing on Monday...

    According to an official, Ghulam Qadir had crossed the Line of Control in Kashmir and entered the Pakistan territory illegally in 2012...

  • Dar to unveil Economic Survey today

    ISLAMABAD: Economic Survey — the report card of the government for the current financial year ending on June 30 — to be unveiled by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Thursday is likely to be a mixed bag of improved economic performance and missed targets...

    The minister had set an economic growth target of 5...

  • Economic Survey – all major targets missed

    ISLAMABAD: The launch of official report card — Pakistan Economic Survey 2014-15 — on second year performance of the PML-N government started with a walkout and ended in pandemonium...

    In between, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar apologised for being late by almost an hour, which he attributed to the launch of a ‘national project’, the metro bus service in the twin cities, and for missing major economic targets but put most of the blame on...

  • Economic survey 2016-2017: Sizing up growth

    The official Economic Survey, to be released later today, will give an indication whether the government has been successful one year later in shifting the economy into a higher gear and lifting it from its low-growth equilibrium of the past several years...

    Reports in the media quoting provisional figures compiled by the National Accounts Committee and presented to the National Economic Council in its meeting of May 19, indicate...

  • Economic Survey 2016-17: Growth trots on as deficits soar

    • Economy surges past $300bn for first time: Dar • Current account deficit triples • Services boom, Agriculture recovers, Industry strugglesISLAMABAD: After a decade-long slump, Pakistan’s economy surged past the $300 billion mark in the outgoing fiscal year, claimed the finance minister while unveiling the Economic Survey for the outgoing fiscal year...

    Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, who launched the Economic Survey 2016-17 at a news...

  • ECONOMIC SURVEY 2018-19: Manufacturing contracts amid slowing economy

    ISLAMABAD: The large-scale manufacturing (LSM) index in 2018-19 fell to its lowest in the decade as its contribution to the gross domestic product fell to 13 per cent mainly due to a rise in the cost of production amid persistent fall in rupee’s value, according to the Economic Survey of Pakistan...

    The government, in the survey document released on Monday, blamed poor agriculture performance, power slippages, global commodity price...

  • Economic survey projects 7pc India growth after faltering

    NEW DELHI: Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in Parliament on Thursday which has projected a 7 percent GDP growth in fiscal 2019-2020, from a 6...

    The survey said India faces a challenge on the fiscal front following an economic slowdown impacting tax collections and rising state expenditure on the farm sector...

  • Businesses optimistic about economic performance: survey

    KARACHI: Businesses are mostly optimistic about the country’s economic performance in the immediate future, according to the first edition of the Business Optimism Index released by Dun & Bradstreet, a global database and risk management company...

    Based on responses from 400-500 companies from all segments of the economy, the survey aims to assess the country’s business outlook on a quarterly basis, said the company’s country manager...

  • Economic survey 2019-20: Energy sector bottlenecks mar business activity

    “The present government after taking over made concerted efforts to clear the circular debt, however, the same has continued to rise,” the Pakistan Economic Survey 2019-20 noted, adding the government was engaged with the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to address it appropriately to ease down the liquidity problem...

    The survey goes on to add that supply side bottlenecks in the energy sector had adversely affected the...

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