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Turkey can help Pak businessmen to export products to Europe LAHORE: Turkey can provide huge opportunities to the Pakistani exporters to market their products including Pak handmade furniture in European markets in collaboration with Turkish companies.A Turkish furniture producers' delegation headed by a leading Turkish businessman Ahmet on Monday visited 3-days 6th Interiors Pakistan exhibition at Expo Center organized by PFC here at its concluding day.The members of the delegation also visited the stalls installed by more than 100 leading producers and interior designers and applauded their handmade and solid furniture products. They also held meetings and exchanged views on exploring business opportunities with PFC Chief Executive Mian Kashif Ashfaq and other prominent members.Talking to media, Ahmet said that Turkey was exporting 65 percent of its textile and vegetables to Europe and "we could also streamline exports from Pakistan to Europe via Turkey as the Turkish firms are well established and well connected with the buyers of these markets", he ...

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Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Three ships, C.V MSC Maria Elena, C.v Express Black Sea and M.V Eternity SW carrying containers and project cargo were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal and Multipurpose Terminal respectively on Sunday, 27th November-2016.Meanwhile three more ships with containers, LPG and diesel oil also arived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim on Friday morning25th November.Berth occupancy was manager at the Port at fifiy three percent on Sunday where a total of eight ships ...

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CDNS achieved Rs81bn target by Nov 21 ISLAMABAD: The Central Directorate of National Savings (CDNS) achieves Rs 81 billion in mid of second quarter of current fiscal year from July 1 to November 21 2016-17.The target for the year 2016-17 was set at Rs 228 billion as the directorate was able to achieve the target of Rs 218 billion for the previous fiscal year, a senior CDNS official said here on Monday.The Central Directorate of National Savings (CDNS) has notified upward revision ...

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FPCCI urges ECO members to strengthen economic alliances ISLAMABAD: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Monday said the world countries have abandoned forging political and military alliances, preferring economic alliances to promote growth and development."The economic blocks that prefer trade over politics have progressed with an amazing speed, President FPCCI, Rauf Alam while speaking at the ECO Day at FPCCI Capital House here said.He called upon the ambassadors of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) to push their governments for quick ...

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Bullion Prices on Saturday in Karachi KARACHI: Following were the Bullion Prices in Karachi on Saturday.KARACHI: (per 10 gram) Gold Tezabi 24 CT Rs. 42942.00Silver Tezabi Rs. 634.28 Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Bullion rates in Hyderabad gold market HYDERABAD: Following were the bullion rates in Hyderabad gold market on Saturday. Gold 24CT Rs. 42690.00/10 grams Gold 22CT Rs. 39135.00/10 gramsSilver Rs. 630.00/10 gramsCopyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Dry fruits prices go up MULTAN: With the dipping of temperatures, the sale of dry fruits has increased despite a remarkable increase in their rates, particularly the most demanded almonds and peanuts.Dry fruits include walnuts, cashews, almond, peanuts, pistachios and many more. According to a survey conducted by APP here on Saturday, peanut is available for Rs 200 per kilogram, which was Rs 160 in the last season. Prices of pistachio have also increased from Rs 1,100 to Rs 1,300 ...