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Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Three ships C.V Maersk Detroit, C.V CMA CGM Berloiz and M.T BW Mia carrying containers and phosphoric acid were arranged berthing at Qasim International Container Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal respectively at Port Qasim during on Wednesday.Meanwhile another ship with edible oil also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during the same day.Berth occupancy was managed at the Port at 43% on Wednesday, where six ships namely ships C.V Maersk Detroit, CV CMA CGM Berloiz, M.T BW Mia, M.T Atlantic Glory, M.T Bunga Angsana and M.T GSW Forward are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, chemicals, palm oil respectively during last hours.A cargo volume of 83,367 tonnes, comprises 52,074 tonnes imports and 31,293 tonnes exports inclusive containerized cargo carried in 3,263 containers (TEUs) (1,616 imports and 1,647 exports TEUs) were handled at the port during last 24 hours.Four ships C.V Maersk Detroit, C.V CMA CGM Berloiz, M.T GSW ...

Reduction of petroleum prices benefits to public: Aetbar Khan JAND: Member National Assembly Malik Aetbar Khan here on Thursday said that the benefits of reduction in petroleum prices will be passed to the people.While talking to news person, he said that the fares of public transport have been reduced and the prices of commodities will also be reduced.The Federal Government under the dynamic leadership of Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has provided an opportunity for public relief and now provincial govt to ensure it.He further said, ...
Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Three ships C.V MSC Freedom, C.V Posen and M.T Bahrain Vision carrying containers and chemicals were allotted berths at Qasim international Container Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal respectively at Port Qasim during last 24 hours.Meanwhile another ship with containers also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during the same period.Berth occupancy was maintained at the port at seventy one percent on Sunday, where ten ships namely ships C.V MSC Freedom, C.V Posen, C.V ...
Railways' financial health, performance improving ISLAMABAD: The auction of billboards and signboards sites has contributed Rs 57 million to Pakistan Railways during last year.The activity included auction of 105 sites to nine advertising agencies during first phase when the task was assigned for the first time to commercial branch of the department.The second phase of this activity has also been finalized and further Rs 53 million is to be earned through it which included auction of 200 sites to 21 ...
Inter power house connectivity to be completed by Feb 28: FESCO FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) Chief Executive Officer Rasheed Ahmad Aslam directed engineers to complete the inter connectivity process between FESCO and Chiniot power house by February 28, 2015. During his visit to Chiniot Power House on Friday, he said after completion of inter connectivity, the FESCO will get 55 megawatt electricity from the Chiniot Power House.The electricity would also be included in the national grid which would not only help in improving the ...


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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 $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
Reserves $15.019 bln