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budget deficit

Tentative start
Opinion

Tentative start

The new government has undoubtedly inherited a turbulent economy. The woes are not due only to political ...
Updated 29 Apr, 2022 01:41pm
Primary versus budget deficit
Opinion

Primary versus budget deficit

Setting time bound quantitative targets for primary deficit, defined as minus interest and repayment of principal as...
Published 14 Mar, 2022 07:01am
Trade deficit widens
Editorials

Trade deficit widens

EDITORIAL: The trade deficit has widened by a whopping 30.56 percent to 27.488 billion dollars July-May 2021 ...
Published 10 Jun, 2021 03:22am
Rise in federal govt debt
Opinion

Rise in federal govt debt

The SBP has released the number on the stock of Federal Government debt as of the end of November 2020. This debt ...
Published 26 Jan, 2021 05:05am
Budget deficit hits Rs 922bn in five months
Budget

Budget deficit hits Rs 922bn in five months

  • According to Finance Ministry figures, the federal government's expenditure during the last five months was Rs 2.4 trillion, of which Rs 244 billion was spent on debt repayment.
Published 14 Jan, 2021 02:40pm