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  • World Bank projects Pakistan’s GDP growth rate at 5.5pc for 2017-18

    KARACHI: The World Bank projects that Pakistan’s GDP growth rate will be 5...

    In its Pakistan Development Update, a biannual publication shedding light on the state of the economy and its future prospects, the global lender said the economic growth rate projection assumes that oil prices would increase slightly and that “political and security risks will be managed”...

  • GDP growth rate likely to go above 5pc, says Dar

    YOKOHAMA (Japan): Finance Minister Ishaq Dar claimed on Sunday that gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate was expected to be above five per cent during the current fiscal year with inflation coming down to around four per cent...

    In his address as governor at the second business session of the annual meeting of board of governors of the Asian Development Bank here, chaired by Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso, the minister...

  • Withholding tax slows down bank deposit growth: State Bank

    KARACHI: Withholding tax (WHT) on financial transactions is acting against the goal of achieving financial depth, a State Bank of Pakistan’s (SBP) report said on Friday, highlighting that for the first time since 2009-10 the monetary expansion came more from currency in circulation than the bank deposit growth...

    The campaign could not sustain despite the fact that the business community, particularly retailers and medium-sized...

  • ‘Balancing GDP growth, social stability important for Pakistan’

    ISLAMABAD: With an annual growth of nearly five per cent, Pakistan’s economy is now on the path to stability, and taking this advantage the government should try to create a balance between the economic growth and social stability, Ambassador of Japan Takashi Kurai said on Monday...

    While he acknowledged that creating a balance between the two is difficult for many countries, he emphasised that it is a very important task for...

  • Pakistan's GDP growth expected to slow down to 3.9pc: ADB report

    Pakistan will continue to face macroeconomic challenges despite steps to tighten fiscal and monetary policies to rein in high and unsustainable twin deficits, and in this backdrop, the country’s GDP is forecast to decelerate to 3...

    9 per cent in fiscal year 2019, says the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in a new report released on Wednesday...

  • China lowers GDP growth forecast

    BEIJING: China on Monday lowered last year’s growth figure, already the weakest in a quarter-century, days after worries about slowing expansion in the world’s second-largest economy caused global stock market havoc...

    The National Bureau of Statistics said that after a “preliminary confirmation” it reduced the 2014 GDP growth figure to 7...

  • 5.5pc GDP growth target approved for fiscal year 2015-16

    ISLAMABAD: The National Economic Council in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at PM Office on Monday approved a Gross Domestic Product growth target of 5...

    Previous years' real GDP growth estimates were typically overstated, with achieved real GDP growth figures missing their mark annually from FY09-10 to FY13-14...

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