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Our complex tax system

The government exacts two kinds of taxes from the people – direct and indirect. While ...
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Power sector’s endless woes

The power sector is an Achilles’ heel of the Pakistan economy. The list of its ...
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Mishandling petrol prices

In recent weeks the government has committed serious mistakes in fixing and refixing POL prices. ...
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New export strategy bearing fruit

In an otherwise bleak economic scenario, it is a welcome piece of news that exports ...
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Unrealistic estimates, ambitious targets

There is little doubt that in times, like the present one, it is difficult to ...
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Covid-19: An economic crisis of global proportions

The coronavirus crisis continues to rage around the world, decimating both strong and weak economies ...
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Economy: An all-round decline

Never has in its 70-year history Pakistan faced such unprecedented economic challenges. During the current ...
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Budget in the shadow of corona crisis

The government is confronted with multifaceted challenges in the next financial year 2020-2021. It would ...
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The outline of a ‘corona’ budget

This is the annual budget time and preparations are on in the Finance Ministry to ...
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Exports hit hard by the corona crisis

Like other sectors of the economy, exports too are down in the dumps. They have ...