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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 namely C.V MSC Maria Elena, C.V Expres Black Sea, C.V Safmarine Nayassa, M.V Eternity SW, Kavo Platanos, M.T Argent Aster, M.T Al-Shamal and M.T Bneider are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, project cargo, sunfiower seeds, LNG and disesl oil respectively during last 24 hours.A cargo volume of 86,416 tonnes, containerized 68,366 tonnes import cargo and 18,050 tonnes export cargo inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 1,850 containers TEUs (9,00 imports TUEs & 9.50 TUEs ...

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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 ...

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FCCI lauds private sector role in defence production process FAISALABAD: Engineer Ahmed Hassan, vice president, Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI), here Saturday said that active participation of private sectors in domestic armament industry has played a major role in making Pakistan self-reliant in defence production in addition to export the surplus and state-of-the-art and hi-tech weapons.He participated in the 9th International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS)-2016 in Karachi and upon his return here today, he said that the exhibition proved very successful ...