Daily Archives: June 1, 2018

Headline inflation increases by 4.2pc in May

ISLAMABAD: The headline inflation i.e. Consumer Price Index (CPI) has increased by 4.2 percent on year-on-year basis in May 2018 as compared to an increase of 3.7 percent in the previous month and 5 percent in May 2017, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said on Friday.

FBR collects Rs3,274 billion in 11 months

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has collected Rs3,274 billion during 11 months of the current fiscal year and still needs Rs661 billion in the last month to achieve revised downward target of Rs3,935 billion.

Regulatory duty re-imposed on cotton import

ISLAMABAD: The government has re-imposed regulatory duty on import of cotton with effect from July 15, 2018.

POL prices remain unchanged till June 07: Miftah

ISLAMABAD: The government on Thursday decided to keep the petroleum prices unchanged till June 07, leaving the decision of changing the prices on incoming caretaker government.