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Inflation: An inexorable spiral

After a brief respite, inflation has resumed its upward spiral. According to the latest data ...
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Dwindling revenue vs development budget

In any situation of an economic crunch, it is the development budget that faces the ...
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Pakistan’s debt trap

According to the latest figures released by the State Bank, the country’s total debt and ...
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Business confidence on a zigzag course

According to a latest survey, consumer confidence in Pakistan remained unchanged at 51.82 index points ...
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Outlook brighter after government reform

Credit rating agency Moody’s has termed the PTI government’s second mini-budget positive for manufacturing and ...
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State Bank tightens monetary policy

The State Bank has decided to raise the policy rate by 25 basis points to ...
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Planning: the missing ingredient

Planning has always been the weakest aspect of our economy. Successive five-year plans failed to ...
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Higher exports the only way to reduce debt burden

The debt crisis is worsening.  According to the latest data released by the State Bank, ...
International

FDI inflow: A dismal picture

According to a report of the State Bank of Pakistan, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows ...
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SMEs: An unused engine of economic growth

Small and Medium Enterprises play an important role in the economic growth of a country.  ...