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Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Shipping activity remain active at the Port Qasim during last 24 hours, where three ships carrying container, furnace oil and edible oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Containers Terminal, FOTCO Terminal and Liquid Cargo Terminal on Sunday. Meanwhile two more ships scheduled to load/offload containers and furnace oil also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim last 24 hours. Berth was occupancy was 55% at the Port on Monday where total number of six ships namely Maersk Missouri, Leo Pard-B, SC Stealth, Bow Fraternity, BBC Quebec and MV Al Buhaira are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, cement, general cargo, furnace oil and edible oil respectively during last 24 hours. A cargo volume of 56,389 tonnes, comprising 51,706 tonnes imports and 4,683 tonnes exports inclusive of containerized cargo carried in 474 containers (Boxes) were handle at the Port during last 24 hours. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2012 ...

80-member FPCCI team to participate in China-South Asia Business Forum  RECORDER REPORT LAHORE: An eighty-member FPCCI delegation is leaving for Kunming city of the Yunnan province of China to participate in the three-day 7th China- South Asia Business commencing tomorrow. Pakistan delegation includes FPCCI President Fazal Sherani, Haroon Rasheed , Mansha Churra, Zubair F Tufail, Hameed Akhtar Chadda, Chaudhry Aamer Ata Bajwa, Manazir A Nasir , Kunwar Qutub Uddin, Mian Mehmood Ahmad, Saarc CCI vice president Iftikhar Malik, Secretary General Iqbal `Tabish and EC member Ms Salma ...
Shipping activity at Port Qasim  KARACHI: Five ships arrived at the Port on Saturday carrying containers at QICT, Palm Oil at LCT, Diesel Oil at FOTCO, LPG at EVTL, Cement at MW-II, a port statement said here Sunday. Berth occupancy was maintained at 57% at the Port on Saturday where at total of eight ships namely M.T Bwow Fertility, M.V Leopard-B, M.V BBC Quebec, M.V Outrivaling-3, M.V Sierra-II, M.T Al Salam-II, M.T Gas Elixir, M.T SC Shanghai, are currently occupying berths ...
Budget is of no help: PTEA Chairman  RECORDER REPORT FAISALABAD: The budget is full of wrong allocation of funds and misplacement of priorities. Budget makers have failed to realise the importance of major irritations besetting the economy and evolving appropriate strategy for their solutions, Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) Chairman Rana Arif Tauseef said here on Saturday. Addressing a press conference Rana Arif Tauseef welcomed but termed insufficient and misappropriate use of suggestions to drag out textile sector from crisis and said it was ...
All Pakistan Trade Unions Organization hails federal budget  KARACHI: The All Pakistan Trade Unions Organization has hailed the federal budget for the fiscal 2012-13. In a statement here on Saturday, the central chairman of the organization, Habibuddin Junaidi, said that inspite of the international recession and difficult economic situation in the country, this budget was a balanced one. He also hailed 20 percent increase in the salaries of the government employees and enhancement in pension rate to Rs 3,600 per month. Junaidi demanded that the salaries ...


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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 $-2.309 bln
Exports $1.957 bln
Imports $4.266 bln
WeeklyDecember 15, 2014
Reserves $13.922 bln