News Clipping - Archives August 2017


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: August 28, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Women entrepreneurs

Chinese ‘rigidity’ rattles Pakistani businesses

Where is the private sector’s money going?

Tough balancing act for SBP in uncertain times

Who’s responsible for sales tax liability?

Can Turkey offer meaningful concessions?

THE NEWS

Previous govts failed to bring LNG to Pakistan: PM

‘Sadiqabad to have export terminal under CPEC’

Tax reforms: a new approach

Tough times ahead

Deepening worry

B RECORDER

PM describes LNG as ‘only solution’

LNG terminal will help to resolve energy crisis: FPCCI

Assuring right to Information

Negotiating trade agreements

DAILY JANG

Business schemes for women entrepreneur

Meeting with governor state bank and 20 bank presidents

DAILY EXPRESS

During 1st month of fiscal year 16.40 crore dollar profit of foreign investment sent abroad

Govt should speed up progress of CEPEC project small traders

Pakistanis firms get over whelming response in Inter Textile Expo Shanghai

Progress is not possible without empowering women Mian Atiq

Russian consul general stressed on enhancing Pak Russian trade

Textile exporters will get facilitation during foreign tour announced

Demand to impose economic emergency to enhance exports

IFC will review Pakistan’s value added Textile sector 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: August 27, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Nearly half corporate taxpayers paid no tax in 2016

‘Govt to reduce cost of doing business’

Tax body seeks removal of flaws from Sindh Workers Welfare Fund Act

THE NEWS

PM calls for encouraging tax culture to boost national economy

Trade policy revision advised

Leather, fabric importers entitled to concessionary value-addition tax

B RECORDER

32 Senators challenge Finance Act

Iris system has no mechanism to judge size of company: FBR

Firpo urges Sindh govt to take notice of fees hike in schools

PCSIR to set up textile testing research centre at Faisalabad

Macroeconomic reforms may turn Pakistan into economic power: LCCI

DAILY JANG

FBRs extra ordinary steps to achieve Rs 4021 billion revenue target

DAILY EXPRESS

Deep decline in country’s forex reserves

All groups of Hari Pur chamber support UBG

Cheap energy is must for enhancing exports


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: August 18, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Paying for failure

Burying Dar-nomics

Property transactions

Turkey urged to reciprocate market access

Reserves slide continues

THE NEWS

Exports surge?

Bold steps needed to check falling forex reserves

More than half of registered firms fail to file tax returns

Aug 31 set as submission deadline for salaried individuals

‘Pakistan exploring new markets to enhance trade’

Pakistan must adopt right policies to maximise CPEC benefits: Dr Shamshad

PBC seeks long-term policies to boost exports

LCCI export trophy ceremony in Sept

Release of duty drawback claims urged

B RECORDER

Forex reserves slip below $20 billion

Exporters meet PM

Fixed sales tax on petroleum freight proposed

KTBA seeks end to DGIA’s direct notices to taxpayers

PTA urges FBR to refund ST claims

Four Pak firms to participate in Heimtextil Russia 2017

PIAF for speedy clearance of all refund claims

UBG to act as bridge between new government, traders

Heatwave forecast for Karachi

FBR clarification

PTEA concerned over sluggish growth, unabated export Downfall

Falling prices attract exporters

Continuing fall in bearish cotton market

Wal-Mart reports lower profits but higher US sales

FBR officials asked to enforce returns from non-filers

DAILY JANG

Overseas investor’s chamber holds importance in increasing country’s revenue Muhammad Zubair

Forex reserves slip below $20 billion

Pak Thailand free trade agreement likely at the end of current month

TDAP will install pavilion in Textile Russia

Eidul Azha likely to fall on 1st September in Pakistan metrological department

DAILY EXPRESS

Searching new markets to increase exports commerce minister

Payment of foreign loans forex reserves fall below by 20 billion dollar

42 lac workers become jobless in textile sector


 

DATE: August 09, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Govt settles Rs26bn refund claims on eve of rally

Abbasi cracks the whip as loadshedding returns

Govt urged to withdraw duty drawback on yarn

THE NEWS

Wide technology divide stands in the way of textile revival

FBR withdraws zero-rating of textile unit

Textile minister’s statement hailed

Sindh to sign deal with Russia

PHMA felicitates minister

B RECORDER

New ministers get briefing on trade, other matters

Textile sector against a weak PKR

Dar announces issuance of Rs 26.43 billion sales tax refunds

PM advocates balanced energy mix

Textile machinery import surges

Government fails to broaden tax net: PBIF chief

Karachi may experience 85 percent humidity today

Exports of yarn: VAT sector demands withdrawal of four percent duty drawback of taxes

PTEA opposes independent inspections of imported yarn

Transfers, postings in FBR

DAILY JANG

Online payment of sales tax refund Rs 23 billion 43 crore

KE has introduced modern device for meter reading

Govt paid Rs 23 billion sales tax refund to exporters

Eidul Azha Likely to fall in 2nd September  

DAILY EXPRESS

175 trillion cubic feet reserves of gas in Pakistan US journal

6 commercial counselors called back on poor performance

Value added textile sector demands to withdrawal duty draw back on cotton yarn export


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: August 07, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Karachi ports facing extreme congestion

CPEC security costs

New PM’s quest for wider tax base

A sense of uncertainty grips the forex market

Correlation between benami transactions and tax evasion

Conflicting requirements for non-profit organisations

Why it’s smart to invest in women-led companies

THE NEWS

Pakistan, Iran agree to boost bilateral trade to $5 bn

‘Exports of five bn dollars reduced in last four years’

BD seizes 25kg of gold from man posing in wheelchair!

B RECORDER

ST on motor spirit reduced

Consignments of imported yarn from India, China: Aptma for mandatory independent inspection at three stages

Steps afoot to boost trade with neighbouring countries: Zubair

Experts, economists for expanding transit trade to CARs

Financial sector trends

Dar’s reappointment

DAILY JANG

Govt has reduced % of GST on POL products notification Issued

DAILY EXPRESS

To reduce cost of doing business of industry electric tariff to be reduced decision taken

Production target of cotton not likely to achieved this year also


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: August 06, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Undersea cable fault strangles internet services

Trade balance tilts further in Beijing’s favour

Regulator orders company to hire CEO or face penalty

Minister optimistic about achieving export target

FBR plans early disposal of pending audit cases

THE NEWS

Cable fault hits internet services in Pakistan

FBR to pay back ‘mistakenly’ deducted sales tax to importers

Dar asks revenue board to increase direct taxes collection

Textile sector revival urged

B RECORDER

Petrol price fixed at Rs 69.5 per litre: people to get 50 percent benefit of cheap oil

Capacity building: world Bank inks grant agreement with FBR

APTMA chief felicitates Pervaiz Malik

Minister vows to achieve $35 billion exports’ target

Dar directs FBR to improve revenue collection

DAILY JANG

Petrol Rs 1.80 and Diesel Rs 2.50 per liter cheaper

DAILY EXPRESS

Efforts to be made during 2018 to reach exports up to 35 billion dollar Minister Commerce Minister Textile

Garments export during 5 years increased 8%

Forex reserves reduced by 15.3 crore dollar and stands at 20.3 billion dollar