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Exports grow by 10.5pc in July-Nov FY18

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s exports have registered 10.5 percent growth in first five months of current fiscal year owing to better demand in EU countries and benefits of PM package announced for exporters.

Headline inflation increases by 4 percent in November 2017

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ISLAMABAD: The headline inflation i.e. Consumer Price Index (CPI) has increased by 4 percent on year on year (YoY) basis in November 2017 as compared to an increase of 3.8 percent in the previous month and 3.8 percent in November 2016, said Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Tuesday.

Trade deficit widens to $12.13bn despite 10pc exports growth

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ISLAMABAD: The trade deficit has widened by $12.13 billion in first four months of current fiscal year despite 10 percent growth in exports during the same period, according to data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Monday.

Headline inflation increases by 3.8pc in Oct 2017

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ISLAMABAD: The headline inflation or Consumer Price Index (CPI) has increased by 3.8 percent on year-on-year basis in October 2017 as compared to an increase of 3.9 percent in the previous month and 4.2 percent in October 2016, said Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Wednesday.

Country spends $333.7 million on import of mobile phones, telecom apparatus in July-Sept

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KARACHI: The country has spent foreign exchange worth $333.7 million on import of mobile phones and other telecom apparatus in first three months of current fiscal year, according to data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Saturday.

Import of CBU vehicles surges by 44.57pc in first quarter of FY18

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KARACHI: Import of completely built up (CBU) vehicles has surged by 44.57 percent in first quarter of current fiscal year due to high demand in the local market.

Trade deficit widens by 29.75pc in July – September

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s trade deficit has widened by 29.75 percent to $9.08 billion in first quarter of current fiscal year owing to phenomenal increase in imports.

Headline inflation increases by 4pc in Sept 2017

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ISLAMABAD: The headline inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) has increased by 4 percent on year-on-year basis in September 2017 as compared to an increase of 3.4 percent in the previous month and 3.9 percent in September 2016, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said on Monday.

Prime minister takes notice of revision in export numbers

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday took notice of revision of export numbers by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) for the period of August 2017.

Trade deficit widens to $6.29 billion during first two months of FY18

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s trade deficit has widened to $6.29 billion during first two months of current fiscal year as compared with the deficit of $4.711 billion in the corresponding months of the last years.