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LCCI condemns police lines blast LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Tuesday condemned the terrorist attack on main entrance of District Police Lines on Empress Road and urged all the parliamentary parties to take a unified stand to eliminate terrorism, as loss of precious innocent lives was intolerable. The LCCI President Ijaz A. Mumtaz, Senior Vice President Mian Nauman Kabir, Vice President Syed Mahmood Ghaznavi and Executive Committee Members here termed the terrorist attack as an ugly attempt to destabilize country aimed at creating an impression of unsafe place in the eyes of international community. The LCCI office-bearers urged the government to cope with law and order related incidents with an iron hands that have jolted the very basis of the country and any further delay in taking a strong stand against terrorists would cause undue damage to the country. Security Forces and government were already putting in their best efforts to weed ...

LCCI for review of regulatory duty on essential items LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) Monday urged Federal Finance Minister to review the decision regarding imposition of regulatory duty on various products in the larger interest of the trade and economy. The LCCI Senior Vice President Mian Nauman Kabir said here that regulatory duty on various items would put an extra burden of Rs. 16 to 20 billion on the consumers, citing that furnace oil, electric equipment, canned food and metal scrap ...
PCJCCI for preparation for e-commerce trade LAHORE: Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) Monday urged business community of Pakistan to take all possible measures for entering into the era of electronic trade through e-commerce. The PCJCCI President Shah Faisal Afridi stated here that currently the overall volume of e-commerce in Pakistan was more than $4 billion per annum and it was estimated that in near future, almost 25 percent of traditional business would be converted into internet business. Afridi ...
Weekly inflation decrease by 0.55pc ISLAMABAD: The weekly inflation for the week ended on February 12 for the lowest income group up to Rs 8,000 decreased by 0.55 percent as compared to the previous week.The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 199.94 points against 201.05 points registered in the previous week, according to data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).The weekly SPI has been computed with base 2007-2008=100, covering ...
SECP adopts stringent measures for market surveillance ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has strengthened its monitoring and surveillance of trading activity at the exchanges and restructured and reinforced its Market Surveillance and Special Initiatives Department.Stringent measures will be adopted to ensure integrity and fairness in the trading activity and to identify abusive, manipulative and irregular trading practices, says a statement issued by the Commission here today.With additional resources in place, the department now consists of three separate wings, ...
Sugarcane to cover 1.8mn acre area in Punjab in 2014-15 MULTAN: Provincial government has set the target of sugarcane sowing at 1.853 million acre area in Punjab with expectations of 43 million ton production at the rate of estimated average per acre yield of 621.85 Maunds.In a release issued by media liaison unit of Punjab agriculture department on Thursday, the agriculture spokesman said that duration between first week of February to mid March was best suitable for spring sugarcane crop sowing.He advised farmers to sow ...
SECP initiated 94 show cause proceedings ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Thursday initiated 94 show-cause proceedings for contravention of the Companies Ordinance, 1984 by companies and their directors.The Enforcement Department of the SECP issued these notices during the month of January 2015.Majority of these proceedings pertain to failure of companies to hold annual general meeting (AGM) and for not submitting timely interim financial statements with the Commission,according to statement issued by SECP.The Section 245(1)(b) and 233(5) ...


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ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-999 mln
Exports $2.064 bln
Imports $3.063 bln
WeeklyMarch 13, 2015
Reserves $16.273 bln