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Mobile phone imports rise by 6.15pc in 5 months ISLAMABAD: The mobile phone imports into the country increased by 6.15 percent during first five months of the year 2014-15 over the same period of last year.The imports of mobile phones into the country during July-November (2014-15) were recorded at $282.872 million against the imports of $266.471 million during July-November (2013-14), according to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).On month basis the mobile phone imports into the country during the month of November 2014 also increased by 19.17 percent and decreased by 0.54 percent when compared to the imports in November 2013 and October 2014 respectively.The mobile phone imports during November 2014 stood at $58.278 million against the imports of $48.9 million in November 2013 and $58.596 million in October 2014, the data revealed.Similarly, the overall telecom imports also increased by 21.1 percent during the period under review over the same period of last year.The imports of telecom ...

Footwear export increase 21.1pc in 5 months, 36.15pc in November ISLAMABAD: The exports of footwear from the country surged by 21.10 percent during the first five months of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year.The overall footwear exports were recorded at $51.827 million in July-November (2014-15) compared to the exports of $42.796 million in July-November (2013-14), according to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).The footwear products that contributed in positive trade included leather footwear, exports of which ...
SECP specifies growth rate for life insurance and family takaful ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), through here on Monday specified growth rate scenarios for life insurance and family takaful illustration for 2015."Like 2014, the growth rate scenarios for life insurance and family takaful illustration will remain at 7%, 9% and 11% for 2015 and beyond", says a statement issued by the Commission here on Monday.Life insurance and family takaful product illustration is an integral part of the overall sales process.It helps ...
FPCCI President-elect for declaring 2015 year of economic revival KARACHI: Newly elected President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Mian Muhammad Adress on Friday called upon the Government to declare 2015 as the year for revival of economy and assured FPCCI's full support to accomplish this task.Mian Adrees, at a press conference here at the Federation House, unveiled FPCCI's plan for 2015 to contribute in the country's economic revival.FPCCI's plan will include lobbying for political synchronisation among statesmen and politicians on ...
CPI-based inflation decreases 1.01pc in December ISLAMABAD: The country's Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation rate during December 2014 witnessed a decrease of 1.01 percent against November 2014.On year-on-year basis, the CPI inflation increased by 4.30 percent in December 2014 as compared to same month of last year.The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) and Sensitive Prices Index (SPI) in December also decreased by 1.89 percent and 1.52 percent respectively when compared to November 2014.The food items that witnessed increase in the prices ...
New Companies Law draft to be finalized during current financial year ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has asked the Corporate Law Review Commission Secretariat to submit the final draft of the new companies law by March 31, 2015.The Commission, headed by Chairman SECP, Zafar Hijazi in its meeting also directed the review commission secretariat to finalize the draft expeditiously and start the due process of public consultation.A statement issued by SECP on Wednesday said that the Commission is in process of complete rewrite ...
Fish exports increase 23pc ISLAMABAD: The exports of fish and fish preparations increased by 23 percent during the month of November 2014 compared to the same month of last year.The seafood exports in November 2014 were recorded at $35.387 million compared to the exports of $28.772 million in November 2014, according to the latest data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).In terms of quantity, the fish exports increased from 10,428 metric tons last November to 15,520 metric ...

 



 
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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyNovember
Trade Balance $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
Reserves $15.019 bln