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FPCCI appoints new chairman of regional committee  RECORDER REPORT LAHORE: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) has appointed the former LCCI vice president Aftab Ahmad Vohra as chairman of regional standing committee on "customs & ports/dry ports" for the year 2012. Aftab Ahmad Vohra was the vice president of LCCI Standing Committee on Pak-India Business Promotion. He has vast experience of economic issues and rendered marvelous services for the cause of business community. He has served Lahore customs agents group as member executive committee, vice president and general secretary. He has also served as member executive committee (1997-2000) of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Lahore and convener sub committee on import, customs and dry port, LCCI, Lahore. He was member of managing committee of the federation of Pakistan chambers of commerce and industry (2000-2002) and chairman sub committee of customs valuation (for dry-ports). ...

Shipping activity at Port Qasim  KARACHI: Shipping activity remained active at the Port Qasim during last 24 hours, where three ships carrying containers and edible oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Containers Terminal and Multi Purpose Terminal on Sunday. Meanwhile one more ships scheduled to offload edible oil also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours. Berth occupancy was 55 percent at the Port Qasim on Monday where total number of six ships namely M.V Maersk Kentucky, ...
RECORDER REPORT Lahore: The new prime minister's top priority should be to overcome the energy crisis so that the industry could operate at its maximum potential, former president of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and Vice-President of Saarc CCI Iftikhar Ali Malik said on Sunday. Talking to Business Recorder, Malik said that Pakistan was suffering a loss of $8-10 billion in foreign exchange earnings, besides facing the effects of unemployment and under-employment ...
Rs62bn compensation paid to Mangla Dam affectees  MIRPUR (AJK): An amount of Rs62 billion has been distributed among almost all the Mangla Dam affectees as compensation, official sources said. "The affected families are given the compensation amount in accordance with the market rates," the sources said. They said the process was completed according to the agreement reached between the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) and the Azad and Jammu Kashmir (AJK) government. The payment of the amount has been made to the concerned in ...
Shipping activity at Port Qasim  KARACHI: One ship arrived at Port Qasim on Saturday carrying project cargo at MW 2. Berth occupancy was remained at 42% at the Port Qasim on Saturday where a total of six ships namely M.T Bow Chin, M.V BBC Kusan, M.V Safmarine Ngami, M.V Singapore Trader, M.T Chem Road Vega, M.V Rain Bow Fairy are currently occupying berth to load/offload palm oil, containers, rice, project cargo was handled at the Prot Qasim last 24 hours. Cargo handling ...


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Banking Review 2013

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln