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Coronavirus
HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
27,327
8124hr
Pakistan Cases
1,227,905
1,89724hr
4.1% positivity
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451,448
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423,670
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32,772
Islamabad
104,348
KPK
171,589

current account deficit

MPS sending clear messages

MPS sending clear messages

Monetary policy committee decided to be proactive, as earlier suggested in this space. The policy rate is increased...
Published 21 Sep, 2021 07:25am
CAD: Time running out?
BR Research

CAD: Time running out?

The current account is clearly slipping. The deficit stood at $1.5 billion in August 2021, and the number is $2.3...
Updated 20 Sep, 2021 10:21am
Current Account roundup
BR Research

Current Account roundup

The current account deficit normalized to $773 million (2.8% of GDP) in July as compared to $1.6 billion in the...
Updated 23 Aug, 2021 11:12am
ECC approves ‘remittance loyalty’ plan
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ECC approves ‘remittance loyalty’ plan

  • Programme of around Rs14 billion will provide incentives to overseas Pakistanis to encourage them to send home more remittances through formal channels
  • Purpose is to help govt deal with expected increase in current account deficit
Updated 12 Aug, 2021 09:32am
Currency diary
BR Research

Currency diary

The currency is under pressure. After crossing 164, the PKR/USD closed at 163.89 yesterday. This is the lowest level...
Updated 04 Aug, 2021 09:34am
Editorials

C/A deficit

EDITORIAL: The current account deficit posted a deficit of 1.8 billion dollars July-June 2020-21 (very sustainable...
Published 24 Jul, 2021 04:27am
C/A deficit widens 236pc in May
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C/A deficit widens 236pc in May

KARACHI: The country’s current account deficit accelerated 236 percent in May 2021 due to decline in exports and...
Published 26 Jun, 2021 03:24am
Editorials

C/A data

EDITORIAL: The PTI administration’s focus for the first-year in its five-year tenure was to bring down the current...
Published 31 May, 2021 03:12am
March CA posts $47m deficit YoY
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March CA posts $47m deficit YoY

KARACHI: The country’s current account posted a $47 million deficit in March 2021 compared to $50 million surplus...
Published 24 Apr, 2021 03:21am
Editorials

Low growth and high debt

EDITORIAL: Institute of Policy Reforms (IPR), a think tank headed by Humayun Akhtar Khan, a member of Pakistan...
Published 22 Apr, 2021 03:55am