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Burgeoning budget deficit

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
Unsustainable BoP
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Unsustainable BoP

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has just released the numbers on the external balance of payments (BoP) position ...
Published 02 Aug, 2022 05:36am
Economic round-up 2021-22
Opinion

Economic round-up 2021-22

The just concluded fiscal year has been tumultuous. It was both economics and politics that made it extraordinary,...
Updated 20 Jul, 2022 10:50am
A cruel IMF programme
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A cruel IMF programme

‘The pandemic triggered a dramatic increase in public debt in developing economies, from 54 to 65 per cent of GDP...
Published 15 Jul, 2022 06:20am
An elusive IMF programme
Opinion

An elusive IMF programme

One can say with reasonable confidence that the economic circumstances facing today have no parallel in the history...
Published 13 Jul, 2022 05:48am
Finance Act, 2022: Comments
Opinion

Finance Act, 2022: Comments

  1. General: This note contains the comments on the Finance Act, 2022 as passed by the National Assembly. These are...
Updated 02 Jul, 2022 12:33pm
Budget 2022-23 – Amended
Opinion

Budget 2022-23 – Amended

In our previous article (BR: 13- 6-2022) we had examined Budget 2022-23 from the point of view of the IMF...
Published 29 Jun, 2022 05:44am