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Syed Shabbar Zaidi

Opinion

WPPF - a case for abrogation

In his book The Law of Taxation [1924] Thomas M. Cooley defined the term 'taxes' in very simple words: "Taxes are...
Published 05 Jan, 2021 03:14am
Print

Inflation, price hike and Pakistan's economic structure - II

It is a common knowledge in Paki-stan that in the present day market mechanism, middlemen buy crops or product of the agriculturist 'upfront' much before the production as the agriculturists/producers do not possess sufficient money for seed, fertilizer,
Published 07 May, 2019 12:00am
Print

Inflation, price hike and Pakistan's economic structure - II

It is a common knowledge in Paki-stan that in the present day market mechanism, middlemen buy crops or product of the agriculturist 'upfront' much before the production as the agriculturists/producers do not possess sufficient money for seed, fertilizer,
Published 07 May, 2019 12:00am
Markets

Inflation, price hike and Pakistan's economic structure - I

In the following months, especially in the month of Ramazan, our main topic of discussion will be inflation and resultant price hike. As expected there will be political uproar at various forums. As usual this subject will then be analyzed in relation to
Published 02 May, 2019 12:00am
Markets

Economy at the crossroads - II

These circumstances require a 'Balancing Act' that caters for long and medium term financial requirements of industrial units, especially export-based industries. There is a serious need to change the direction. Banking sector would have to play a vital r
Published 09 Mar, 2019 12:00am
Markets

Economy at the crossroads - II

These circumstances require a 'Balancing Act' that caters for long and medium term financial requirements of industrial units, especially export-based industries. There is a serious need to change the direction. Banking sector would have to play a vital r
Published 09 Mar, 2019 12:00am