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The government has finally announced a relief package for farmers. The announcement of Rs341 billion package announced by the Prime Minister appears like God sent relief for the country’s agriculture sector. It sounds too good to be true; and that’s exactly what it is. Rs194 billion out of the package is in the form of additional credit which the government has envisioned for the sector. That’s not really a relief package.
The latest 50 bps cut in the interest rate was greeted with mixed reactions ? some say it?s overkill while others hail it as a business-friendly measure. But what will the impact of the rate cut be on the textile industry?
A host of big names have been nabbed or fined by food authorities in Punjab, Islamabad Capital Territory and Karachi. While the roots of this new found love for consumer protection is still unknown, and therefore leaves a bit of suspicion in the air, all things considered the move is refreshingly bold and much needed.
FY15 was a stellar year for the country?s auto sector. Low commodity prices and a favourable turn in currency movements meant that these companies were able to enjoy better margins across the board. The top line was also beefed up, albeit not for all.
There are three pricing elements which central banks usually evaluate to determine equilibrium by changing one or more to have impact on the others. These are prices of goods and services - inflation, interest rate and currency exchange rate. The job of the central bank is to maintain equilibrium amongst these measures to stabilize the monetary system.
"...the potential for oil prices to fall to such levels, which we estimate near $20 per barrel, is becoming greater as storage continues to fill", Goldman Sachs has suggested. This news has been picked up more in contrast to IEAs recent OPEC-strengthening-announcement where it broke the news that the expensive oil producers were exiting the global oil industry, which would reduce the oil supply and support prices.
Differing expectations are not conducive. So, any insight that helps make a good match between employers and students is welcome. Employers are interested in assessing work-ethic of the coming crop of university students, so it helps to try to find out whats on the latters mind. Universum, a Sweden-based employer-branding consulting firm has some insights on Pakistans future talent.


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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.988 bln
Exports $1.835 bln
Imports $3.823 bln
WeeklyOctober 08, 2015
Reserves $20.05 bln