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Pakistan Economy Watch congratulate Munawar Mughal

February 14, 2014 | General Business News

Islamabad, February 14, 2014 (PPI-OT): The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Friday felicitated well-known business leader Munawar Mughal on resuming change of Vice President of the FPCCI. It expressed the hope that veteran business leader will employ best of his skills to resolve issues of the business community with a special focus on twin cities. …

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Resumption of Pak-India border trade welcomed – Improved trade to zap any chance of Pak, India war

February 13, 2014 | General Business News

Islamabad, February 13, 2014 (PPI-OT): Welcoming the resumption of trade between Pakistan and India in Kashmir after a month, the Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) Thursday said enhanced bilateral trade between Pakistan and India is only way to evade any chance of hostilities or war between neighbours. Enhanced trade has emerged as the only strong incentive …

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Pakistan Economy Watch says peace and economic stability will remain a far cry unless serious deweaponisation initiatives are taken

January 22, 2014 | General Business News

Islamabad, January 22, 2014 (PPI-OT): The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Wednesday said peace and economic stability will remain a far cry unless serious deweaponisation initiatives are executed across the country and rule of law is ensured. Influential enjoy all the resources and protection while man on the street remains helpless and the business community …

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General Secretary All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajiran says business community want Shahbaz Sharif as energy minister to resolve energy crisis

May 17, 2013 | General Business News

Lahore, May 17, 2013 (PPI-OT): Central General Secretary of the All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajiran Naeem Mir on Friday said business community want Shahbaz Sharif as energy minister to resolve energy crisis. We have full faith in skills and selflessness of the former chief minister Punjab who can resolve the crisis engineered by the former government, he […]

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Transparent amnesty scheme can help revive economy Dr. Asim held responsible for energy crisis, resignation sought Liberalised trade with India to destroy local industry, agriculture

January 3, 2013 | General Business News

Islamabad, January 03, 2012 (PPI-OT): A transparent tax amnesty scheme will help authorities broaden tax-to GDP ratio and raise funds while it will give a new boost to our rusting economy, a business leader said Thursday. FBR’s scheme can yield Rs100 billion which makes it key to overcome expected revenue shortfall and meet tax collection […]

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Economy showing no signs of recovery despite recent cut in policy rate by State Bank

[ 0 ] August 31, 2012 | General Business News

Islamabad, August 31, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Friday said economy is showing no signs of recovery despite recent cut in policy rate by the State Bank. Reduction in the interest rates have not motivated commercial banks to start lending to the private sector as they still prefer to advance loans to […]

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Pakistan loses credibility with International donors; hopes of economic revival fades as donors stop financing critical projects

[ 0 ] August 22, 2012 | General Business News

Islamabad, August 22, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Wednesday said the ruling coalition has discredited country to any extent that all the major international lending institutions have expressed serious reservations about its trustworthiness. The International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have expressed dissatisfied over the […]

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Pakistan Economy Watch urges government to abolish protections for smashing powerful lobby of auto industry

[ 0 ] July 30, 2012 | General Business News

Islamabad, July 30, 2012 (PPI-OT): While expressing deep concerns over rising prices of locally made vehicles, the Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) has urged the government to abolish protections for smashing powerful lobby of auto industry in a bid to reduce prices of vehicles. In a statement issued here on Monday, President Pakistan Economy Watch Dr.Murtaza […]

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Government asked to restore confidence of small stock market investors

[ 0 ] July 2, 2012 | General Business News

Islamabad, July 02, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Monday asked the government to take steps aimed at restoring confidence of the small investors in the stock market to boost economy. Companies are left with no option but to go for costly borrowing from the banks as the cheap option of IPO (Initial […]

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Pakistan Economy Watch for early approval, implementation of Asian Development Bank’s water report to overcome problems faced by the country

[ 0 ] June 22, 2012 | General Business News

Islamabad, June 22, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Friday demanded of the government to approve Asian Development Bank’s water report to overcome many problems faced by the country. Implementation of the recommendations of the water report which covers issues from glaciers to reservoirs and even drainage system can resolve many pressing issues […]

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PPI Original Text (PPI-OT) – Budget to offer nothing but disappointment Government to boost reliance on borrowings

[ 0 ] May 30, 2012 | General Business News

Islamabad, May 30, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Wednesday said upcoming budget will offer nothing but disappointment. The government which is finding difficult to fulfil its debt obligations would be unable to provide any relief to masses and business community, it said. Despite a severe financial crisis in sight, the tax-exempted sector […]

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PPI Original Text (PPI-OT) – Pakistan Economy Watch expresses scepticism about deal between National Accountability Bureau, Karachi Stock Exchange to bring rouge brokers to book

[ 0 ] May 22, 2012 | General Business News

Islamabad, May 22, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Tuesday expressed scepticism about deal between National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) to bring rouge brokers to book. This is a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal unpleasant reality and gain popularity, it said. The stock market crashes from 2000 to 2008 […]

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