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budget deficit

PSDP: prudence needed
Editorials

PSDP: prudence needed

EDITORIAL: The Ministry of Finance has given a 700 billion rupee indicative budget ceiling for Public Sector...
Published 19 May, 2023 06:17am
Surging govt debt
Opinion

Surging govt debt

The statistics on total debt of Pakistan as of end-December 2022 has been released recently by the SBP (State Bank ...
Published 21 Feb, 2023 05:58am
Budgetary outcome in 1HFY23
Opinion

Budgetary outcome in 1HFY23

The information on fiscal operations from July to December 2022 of the federal and the provincial governments has...
Published 14 Feb, 2023 05:58am
Unrealistic budget of 2022-23
Opinion

Unrealistic budget of 2022-23

The budget of 2022-23 has been framed with agreement of the IMF (International Monetary Fund) as part of the ongoing...
Published 15 Nov, 2022 05:52am
Burgeoning budget deficit
Opinion

Burgeoning budget deficit

The information on fiscal operations in 2021-22 has just been released by the Ministry of Finance. These figures are...
Published 23 Aug, 2022 05:56am
Budget deficit target missed
Print

Budget deficit target missed

  • Financial year (2021-22) closes with a deficit of 7.9 percent or Rs5.259 trillion against the 6.3 percent target set in the budget
Updated 20 Aug, 2022 02:47pm
Soaring public debt
Opinion

Soaring public debt

The latest estimate of the stock of public debt of Pakistan by the SBP (State Bank of Pakistan) as of end-March 2022...
Published 16 Aug, 2022 03:59am
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