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Industry

JDW 9MFY18
Industry

JDW 9MFY18

For the shareholders of JDW, a company that had posted record high sales during last marketing year, the 9-month period
Published 24 Jul, 2018 06:12am
Cement prices in flux
Industry

Cement prices in flux

Cement prices have now been raised on average by Rs60 per a 50-kg bag, nearly half of that gain coming about in just the
Published 23 Jul, 2018 07:04am
Cement’s X-factor
Industry

Cement’s X-factor

Despite robust growth, the cement industry has experienced its fair share of ups and downs over the past year or so. Exp
Updated 13 Jul, 2018 07:46am
Cement expansions on track
Industry

Cement expansions on track

Since this year began, cement expansions that were announced during 2016 and 2017 are officially on the road. Lucky Ceme
Published 29 Jun, 2018 07:11am
Cement growth: a toss-up
Industry

Cement growth: a toss-up

The year-on-year growth in cement dispatches is testament to the strong demand that is coming from construction and deve
Published 20 Jun, 2018 06:35am
Leather: A case of compliance
Industry

Leather: A case of compliance

The years have not been kind to Pakistan’s leather industry with production and exports going downhill. Leather product
Published 19 Jun, 2018 06:26am
Cement’s growth paradox
Industry

Cement’s growth paradox

Being one of the biggest beneficiaries of the construction and development activities in the country, especially since e
Published 21 May, 2018 06:54am
Much ado about nothing
Industry

Much ado about nothing

Last year in November, the Supreme Court took suo moto notice of claims that the Katas Raj temple in Kallar Kahar, Punja
Published 11 May, 2018 06:12am
Big tobacco wins, again
Industry

Big tobacco wins, again

Deceptive marketing continues as far as government measures on tobacco control are concerned. During the budget speech,
Published 02 May, 2018 07:23am
Mounting cost of construction
Industry

Mounting cost of construction

According to budget 18-19 documents, the government intends to get the highest Federal Excise Duty (FED) from cement to
Published 30 Apr, 2018 06:18am
Packages Limited – 1QCY18
Industry

Packages Limited – 1QCY18

Continuing past trend, Packages top-line increased despite a drop in export sales. While revenue has been rising for Pac
Published 26 Apr, 2018 06:07am
LSM’s momentum continues
Industry

LSM’s momentum continues

The National Accounts Committee recently said it expected the large-scale manufacturing (LSM) index to grow 6.13 percent
Published 17 Apr, 2018 06:36am
Cement holding strong
Industry

Cement holding strong

The cement sector has officially entered the under capacity phase where capacity utilization in the month of March cross
Published 11 Apr, 2018 06:14am
Construction costs up
Industry

Construction costs up

With a backlog of at least 12 million houses across the country, the demand for housing is on a consistent incline, and
Published 05 Apr, 2018 05:39am
Global steel in trouble
Industry

Global steel in trouble

Steel manufacturers across the world have spent the past few years perturbed by the overcapacity of Chinese steel that h
Published 28 Mar, 2018 06:10am
Decline in ghee production
Industry

Decline in ghee production

Production numbers of ghee declined significantly for the first time since FY09 on a year on year basis for 7MFY18. It a
Published 28 Mar, 2018 05:48am
Cement’s new normal
Industry

Cement’s new normal

The trend in the cement industry hasn’t changed much. High capacity utilization—above 90 percent— persists on account of
Published 22 Mar, 2018 06:25am
PMPK sustains recovery
Industry

PMPK sustains recovery

The tobacco duopoly is alive and well. After the market leader Pakistan Tobacco Company (PSX: PAKT) recently reported a
Published 19 Mar, 2018 06:38am
PAKT: a roller-coaster ride
Industry

PAKT: a roller-coaster ride

After posting impressive financials in CY16, the tobacco giant couldn’t repeat the feat in CY17. But Pakistan Tobacco (P
Published 22 Feb, 2018 05:54am
Cherat’s many silver linings
Industry

Cherat’s many silver linings

After going online with its second production line—a first of the many expansions cement companies are bringing—Cherat i
Published 09 Feb, 2018 08:08am
LSM growth: strong but slower
Industry

LSM growth: strong but slower

Until October 2017 LSM growth was gathering steam, having posted a phenomenal four-month average growth of 9.6 percent.
Updated 25 Jan, 2018 06:42am
Cement in chains
Industry

Cement in chains

The cement industry has had it fair share of ups and downs, but the struggle lately is real. Despite flourishing local d
Published 23 Jan, 2018 05:50am