Daily Archives: March 2, 2017
ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has shown concern over the widening of current account deficit and stressed the need to increase exports of goods and services to bridge the gap.
Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Thursday chaired meeting of the ECC. The meeting reviewed the key economic indicators.
ISLAMABAD: The headline inflation – Consumer Price Index (CPI) – increased by 4.2 percent on year-on-year basis in February 2017 as compared to an increase of 3.7 percent in the previous month and 4 percent in February 2016, according to data issued by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Thursday.
KARACHI: Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has criticized the decision of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to impose 100 percent cash margin on import of a number of consumer items.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has imposed penalty of ‘censure’ upon Muhammad Saleem Lodhi, Appraising Officer (BS-16) posted at Directorate General of Transit Trade, Karachi on the charges of inefficiency.
ISLAMABAD: The tax authorities have discussed the recommendations presented by Tax Reform Commission (TRC) in order to enhance tax revenue and broaden the tax base.