News Clipping - Archives October 2016


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 31

DAWN NEWS

Govt plans to move towards market-driven power tariffs

The cost of protests

No water, no tax

Sindh govt brings four more Karachi areas under property tax net

In the tax race, Punjab stays on track

A workers’ fund … for the government

Currency value for exports

Business and security concerns

THE NEWS

Shanghai Electric to buy Rs177 bnKElectric Stakes

FBR links losses to unchanged PoL Prices

FBR directed to resolve taxpayers’ difficulties

No CNG for two days in Punjab, Islamabad

Cost Of Protests

Fiscal Expertise

B RECORDER

Second review of GSP plus: four-member EU mission arrives

Doing Business rankings: The devil is in the detail

Ginners assured of clearance of refund claims within a month

Recommendations of ADRC: FBR yet to implement LHC order

Dar directs FBR to ease difficulties

Income Tax: extension in deadline Demanded

Shanghai Electric to buy $1.77 billion stake in K-Electric

Wal-Mart's next move against Amazon: more warehouses, faster shipping

DAILY JANG

Bright targets of Pakistans economy

DAILY EXPRESS

Law of minimum wage of Laborers not implemented

Govt has increase salary without approval of wage board

Only 120 labor inspectors for imposing labor laws

FPCCI also demands release of containers of goods

DGTO refused to release annual reports

KCCI appointed heads of 16 sub committees

FBR could not place audit policy 2016 in 4 months

Refused to become member of NTC due to inactive of commission 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 30

DAWN NEWS

Haj & Umrah fee

Early closure of wedding halls to be enforced from Feb 1

THE NEWS

Proposal under consideration to charge fixed 2 to 3 per cent tax from property tycoons

Basic textiles need investment to regain global competitiveness

Customs asks officials to curb misuse of duty concessions

Bank statement

Italy to explore trade opportunities

Wedding halls’ 10pm deadline decision deferred

B RECORDER

SME financing: SBP expects 26 percent growth in CY16

Future bills of industries/sectors: GIDC amount liable to be refunded and adjusted: SHC

Out-of-court settlements

Overcoming decline in remittances:'valueadded textile sector only available panacea'

China Pakistan Economic Corridor: 'Comprehensive industrial development critical to exploiting opportunities'

Reconsidering trade ties with India: PBIF president lauds FPCCI's proposal

Business community urges Nawaz, Nisar to help release containers

Income tax returns: KCCI for extending Date

KGCA threatens to go on strike if seized vehicles released

LCCI, Weihai Chamber sign MoU to strengthen trade ties

Schedule for the closure of CNG stations in Sindh during current week 

DAILY JANG

New tax scheme under consideration by FBR for property traders

Demand to extend date of filing income tax return up to 31st December

Closure timings of markets be fixed up to 09:00 PM small traders

FBR offices across country will remain open till 12:00 night

DAILY EXPRESS

Transporters gave warning to go on country wide strike from tomorrow

Low interest rate profit on bank deposits reached at low in 10 years

Tax offices will remain open till late hours tomorrow 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 29

DAWN NEWS

Nepra vs power ministry

Ogra proposes up to 15.6pc hike in petroleum prices for November

SME financing rises 14pc

 F.B.R “AD”

THE NEWS

11 mineral water brands declared unsafe to drink

Badayuni Pheray: The popular sweets of Mardan

Pakistan to host ICAC meeting after six decades

SHC asks govt to refund Rs100bln in cess GIDC Act 2015

‘Urban clusters can serve as engine of economic growth’

Value-added sector concerned over delay in textile package

SME units in Hawksbay industrial area

Tax offices to observe extended hours

B RECORDER

BoI documents reveal: strategy to Improve business climate cannot be implemented

Pakistan textile exhibitors: Embassy in Russia urges government to set up warehousing facility

SAI chief calls for strengthening firefighting Capacity

Receipt of returns: LTUs, RTOs to remain open from 9am to 8pm on October 31

Attracting foreign investment: PIAF urges continuation of reform plan

Recommendations: FBR to convene TRC meeting to review progress

Pakistan, Chinese entrepreneurs should  take advantage of CPEC: Ahsan

PRGMEA wants implementation of Prime Minister's package for exporters

Italian team due in December to explore business opportunities

PTEA concerned at containers' seizure

Boosting trade ties with US

SECP introduces reforms to facilitate business community

Prime Minister urged to honour pledge of textile package

16 Sub-Committees KCCI finalizes nominations for Chairmen

Public debt to GDP ratio: SVP FPCCI urges government to implement FRDL

SME financing improves by five percent

Improving tax system: Taxmen returning from abroad must share strategies: FBR

DAILY JANG

Recommendation to increase prices of petrol by Rs.2.29, kero since oil by Rs.6.75 Diesel Rs.2/-per liter

75th meeting of ICA will be held on 30th October of Islamabad

Introduction of new law to form firm without mediator

DAILY EXPRESS

Valuation table of immovable properly  for new 8 big cities to be announced next week

Improvement needed in micro finance sector

Notification issued by F.B.R for transfer of 14 dy. Collector and assistant collector


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 28

DAWN NEWS

FPCCI hints at reviewing trade ties with India

E-filing IT returns

SBP decision

Lax law on forex accounts blamed for dollar outflow

Reserves fall 0.5pc

THE NEWS

FBR receives lukewarm response on notice to 110 individuals

Power tariff reduced by Rs2.77 per unit for September

China warns boycott of goods will hurt ties, investments with India

Property tax

Dr Baig nominated Chairman FICAC Southern

China mulls electricity export to Pakistan from Xinjiang

Forex reserves fall to $24.327 billion

Pakistan, Czech Republicto boost trade relations

Extension in tax filing date urged

Money transfer to mobile number

B RECORDER

Industrial projects along CPEC: ICBC willing to provide finances

Senate body concerned at execution of two Brothers

Import authorizations: FBR to verify Authenticity

PBIF chief lauds Dar for steering economy out of 'ICU'

Forex reserves fall by $135 million

Nepra approves refund of Rs 2.77 per unit

Investors urged to set up industries in Pakistan

UGB candidates to win FPCCI elections with heavy margin: Feroz

$1.81 billion foreign assistance received in Q1

Case submitted to Nepra: Punjab industry may get power on cheap rates

Protecting depositors and promoting Stability

Of taxpayers & non-filers!

Manufacturing SMEs Smeda launches benchmarking services

DAILY JANG

Trade with India is not our compulsion business community is united Rauf Alam

Forex reserves fall to $24.327 billion

Electric tariff reduced by Rs 2.77 per unit it will not be applicable to Karachi

Banks do not allow access to foreign currency account member FBR briefed senate committee

FBR will impose evaluation of immoveable property on table market rate

DAILY EXPRESS

Trade bodies asked to submit audit reports by December

Trade with India is not our compulsion President of FPCCI

Reserves fall 0.5pc

All import permit to certified by ministry of commerce

Khuram Dasgir met chief Ministers and traders

By 2025 Pakistan will become 25th big economy


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 27

DAWN NEWS

Realtors, builders go back on DC-rate commitments

Large-scale manufacturing growth clocks up at 1.97pc

Pakistan moves up in ease of doing business rankings

FBR’s e-filing system malfunctions

60pc bank accounts used only as ‘mailboxes’

Refunds payment sought

CBC told not to collect tax without supplying water

F.B.R “AD”

THE NEWS

Doing Business: Pakistan among top 10 improvers

IMF’s views

‘Dharna’ and the economy

Clifton Cantonment Board stopped from collecting water tax

Pakistan makes important progress: World Bank

Withholding tax fails to discipline non-filers

Owners of marriage halls ask govt to rethink 10pm deadline

B RECORDER

World Bank''''s EODB Index: Pakistan ranks 144th of 190 economies for 2017

GSP plus review mission to arrive on October 30

IRIS system issues: most taxpayers fail to file IT returns: KTBA

Tawab calls for improving doing business Indices

APTMA urges Prime Minister to announce package for ailing textiles

SSAI urges government to set up fire Station

Import of raw cotton: spinning mills allowed benefit of SRO

SNGPL, SSGCL to print meter-reading photos on utility bills

DAILY JANG

Pakistan economic development is very impressive Asian Bank

DAILY EXPRESS

Electric tariff likely to be reduced by Rs.2.75 Nepra will hold hearing to day

Asian Bank will grant loan for trade infrastructure at border

Pakistan will go to international court against aiglite

FPCCI expressed concern on ranking of competitiveness of Pakistan

Site superhighway demands fire station

Umra Visa fees KCCI appeal to review 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 26

DAWN NEWS

Blaming taxpayers

THE NEWS

Delay in incentives package impacting basic textiles

Foreign firms repatriate $335mln in July-Sept

Traders endorse KCCI decision

B RECORDER

FPCCI team leaves for China

75th meeting of International Cotton Advisory Committee on October 30

Ogra may recommend hike in POL products'' prices

Foreign investors repatriate $335 million in Q1

DAILY JANG

FIA arrested ex DG TDAP

Chief Commissioners and commissioner of Islamabad and Karachi assumed office

Frequent faults in customs weboc system is matter of concern Wasiq Memon

CE TDAP visit Mauritius Islamic chamber of commerce

Earth is in trouble carbon dye oxide level reached at its peak

50% revenue o real estate transaction increased Haroon Aakhtar

DAILY EXPRESS

FIA arrested ex DG TDAP

Salim Mandviwala expressed concern on increased DEBTS

Stay order dismissed Qasim Niaz took charge of NTC

Flaw could not be removed in custom automation system


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 25

DAWN NEWS

Pakistan economy on the mend, says IMF chief

Declining remittances

India’s cotton exports to suffer as Pakistan trims purchases

NAB chief barred from voluntary return deals

Industry leaders question use of Workers’ Profit Participation Fund

Pakistan seeks level playing field for cotton growers

Garment exporters demand new marketing strategy

Fire erupts in textile factory

THE NEWS

Pakistan out of economic crisis: IMF

Architects of plea bargain felt no shame: SC

50 pc Pakistanis believe country is heading in right direction: survey

RTO proposes GST waiver on power bills of Fata domestic consumers

Treating taxpayers

Fire damages factory in SITE area

Minister for enhancing market access

Govt notifies Deposit Protection CorporationAct 2016

Sindh government starts preparation for budget 2017/18

‘All wedding halls will have to follow 10pm deadline from November 1’

B RECORDER

''Pakistan out of economic crisis''

Small traders stand with KCCI for closing Shops

SECP clarification

PBIF chief for establishment of company to boost exports

PRGMEA chief calls for strategy to enhance exports

Fire erupts in SITE garment factory

Ministry wins case against NTC chairma

IRIS not accepting refund claim

SBP notifies enactment of three acts

DAILY JANG

Law makers are not ashmed on framing law of PRE bargain do corruption and pay off and join positions Supreme Court

Closure of shops at 9.00 P.M small traders endorsed Karachi chambers decision.

All marriage halls of city will be closed at 10.00 P.M. from 1st November.

Site area fire gutted textile mill

Various chief commissioner and commissioner of F.B.R replaced.

Technical flaw in customs computer system

DAILY EXPRESS

Fire in textile factory

Pakistan demands facilitation from W.T.O  for small business


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 24

DAWN NEWS

The business of perception

Issuing cheques can get you into trouble

THE NEWS

FBR seeks details of those named in Panama, Bahamas leaks

1,584 individuals returned Rs2.02 billion to NAB

Balance of trade

Small enterprises

Stamped papers

Rule of law: Pakistan ranks 106th out of 113 countries

Mutual Incompetence

Why Meetings Fail

B RECORDER

Tax Year 2016: IRIS not accepting refund Claims

Banks preparing to leave UK over Brexit

Readymade Technical Training Institute All necessary arrangements being finalised: PRGMEA chairman

Many people don't know own BP or cholesterol levels

MCCI concerned over increase in water, gas tariffs

Exchange (rate) calls for change

DAILY JANG

Shifting to important department of SBP from Karachi

DAILY EXPRESS

Business community expressed concern on framing business rules without consultation

Pakistan stands at 122 in international ranking in business 

Decline in exports and FDI is bell of alarm


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 23

DAWN NEWS

“AD” FBR

Why India may not revoke MFN status to Pakistan

People, not FBR, responsible for low tax base, says PM’s special assistant

Sindh plans on-spot vehicle registration to boost revenue

Dar trumpets economic ‘turnaround’

THE NEWS

Tax authorities likely to incur financial losses

Businessmen satisfied with tax policies: minister

International wind energy summit on Nov 3

B RECORDER

In praise of inequalities

SBP to issue Rs 10 coin tomorrow

SBP explains why it''s relocating 5 departments to Lahore

Summit on economy: export slide termed big challenge

DAILY JANG

100 billion dollar loss in one call finance Minster speech at FPCCI

Re location of SBP and each things to politicized is regard able

Our mission to unite traders and resolve their issues

Chairman FPCCCI to participate in subcommittee SBP conference 

DAILY EXPRESS

Exports declined of many sectors including textiles

Kahild Tawab with well to Dar and Assraf Wuthra in Awards ceremony

Mistake accepted in hike in working visa fee in Saudi Arabia

Inauguration of election office of FPCCI election opposition

FPCCIs objection increase in PT tariff  


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 22

DAWN NEWS

Market closure timing

Pak Suzuki to replace Mehran with 660cc Alto

481 companies registered in Sept

Non-textile exports declined 14pc in July-Sept

Realtors seek old tax rates

THE NEWS

TDAP chief along with delegation visited Mauritius Board of Investment offices

Sindh to ask Centre to lift ban on giving new industrial gas connections CM says he will also seek a cut in gas holidays

Govt designates officials to make EXIM Bank operational

SECP registers 481 new firms in September

Hike in Saudi visa fees could impact business ties

Sindh government to review anomalies in labour laws

Bank of China mulls branch in Karachi

B RECORDER

The Companies Ordinance, 1984: Section 86 empowers BoD to issue right shares: SECP

Experts demand alternative sources to overcome energy crisis

FPCCI elections: UBG, BMP, PBG speed up campaign

Private sector: Sindh government to create business-friendly environment: advisor

SM Muneer- led team visits Mauritius BoI

FBR relieves three chief commissioners

Dar to inaugurate FPCCI Islamabad building today

DAILY JANG

Ana molies in new labour laws of Sindh will be removed

DAILY EXPRESS

Fuel adjustment electric tariff likely to be reduced by Rs.2.75 per unit

Small traders reject new timings of markets

Real estate agents announced country wide strike.

Tifa council meeting will be held next year in America

Chief Minister will take up matter of gas closure and new gas connection.

Constructions of FPCCI   building of Islamabad completed


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 20

DAWN NEWS

Hong Kong Fashion Week

“AD” FBR

Second quarter revenue target raised to bridge shortfall

Packaging material makers losing business to informal rivals

Govt considering incentives for textile sector: Dastgir

THE NEWS

Moving to Lahore

US keen to help Pakistan develop digital economy

Govt mulls Rs200bln textile industry’s revival package

Pakistan needs $14bln/year to overcome climate change impacts

B RECORDER

Export sectors: Rs 180 billion package to be unveiled shortly: Dastgir

NA body asks ministry to give detailed Briefing

Arif Habib for electing 'clean' candidates in FPCCI elections

Debt to GDP ratio increased to 66.5 percent: government procures $13 billion net foreign loans in three years

US Trade Representative calls on Dar

FDI decline

Ministry of Commerce rejects report

DAILY JANG

FROM 1ST November enhancement in prices of Pol products summary sent

Business communities have to play role in promotion of Pak-Portugal Trade

All sectors of country’s economy is open for foreign investment Ishaq Dar

Mehtabuddin Chawla elected chairman of re constituted Pakistan Business group

Minister of industrials Sindh called meeting of trader’s representative today

DAILY EXPRESS

Electric tariff likely to reduce by Rs 2.76 consumers will get relief of Rs 18 billion

Due to short fall in collection of revenue FBR team will be changed

Traders refused to close shop at 7:00PM


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 19

DAWN NEWS

Chasing after taxes

Dollar gains vs rupee as foreign inflows drop

Pakistan seeks preferential market access to US

‘New tax hurting real estate sector’

THE NEWS

Businessmen welcome proposal to include Iran in CPEC

Traders voice concern over plan to give FBR access to bank accounts

Gas load management to boost industrial productivity

Pakistan seeks access for textile exports to US

PIA to start additional flights to China, NY, Oman by Dec

B RECORDER

Preferential treatment to textiles: US rejects key demand

Prime Minister underscores need for increased trade volume

Real estate sector: No amnesty scheme under study: FBR

Business-friendly climate: KATI president underscores need for law reform

Business community rejects proposed 36 percent increase in gas price

PESSI to meet each month to deal with businessmen's issues

Wathra, the new Star

Rejoinder to FBR clarification

PCDMA chairman too criticises SBP Decision

Probing investments: Property''s fair value to be the value notified by FBR

Khalid Mehmood nominated SRB Chairman

New tax return form notified

DAILY JANG

Stable Pakistan can become prosperous in the region Khuram Dastgir

Closure of Shops at 7:00 pm is conspiracy against traders

Shifting 4 departments of State bank be reviewed

Industrial issues to be taken in to consideration while farming laws 

PIA will start flights for Kulalampur from 4th November

Govt to totally fail in its exports policy Anis Advocate

Real estate sector: No amnesty scheme under study: FBR

Govt gas loadsheeding challenged in Supreme Court

Loadshedding of gas in Punjab

Textile exporting industrials will be provided gas only for 6 hours 

DAILY EXPRESS

Pakistan asked for markets access from Pakistan to USA for textile markets

New income tax forms issued for companies

Export growth depreciation of rupees and other incentives are under consideration

48 hours ultimatum to scrap new property valuations

Updated tax rules issued after amendments of budget

Event today to nominate Abdul Rahim Janoo for federation

FBATI welcome closure of marriage Halls


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 18

DAWN NEWS

Foreign investment drops 38pc as inflows from China slow Down

Laws being fine-tuned to improve business climate

Delay in CPEC projects can hurt investment: WB

‘Textile exporters must avail of zero-tax regime’

Sindh to execute textile city project if federal govt backs out, says CM

Pakistan comes first

Gas shortages set to rise despite LNG imports, NA body told

THE NEWS

Pakistan’s foreign debt soars by $7.9 bn in a year

FDI falls 38.2pc to $249mln in July- Sept

Govt extends tax holiday for shipping industry up to 2030

Pakistan must improve human resource to attract foreign investors

Foreign interest in India bonds wanes

B RECORDER

FDI posts 38 percent decline in Q1

To broaden or not to broaden the tax base

Listed companies: production of directors' register at AGMs a must: SECP

Gwadar Port: Bizenjo welcomes input from business community

Ex-presidents of LCCI meet Dar

Dar, Shahbaz urged to save real estate Sector

Incentives, refund claims: business community takes meaningful step

DAILY JANG

Decision for loadshedding of gas for Punjab during winter

Pakistans foreign debt reached to 74 trillion

If CENTRE SCRAP textile city project than we will run it through our resources Sindh CM  

Assurance given to local industrialists for providing facilities at Gawadar port Mir Hasil Bajenjo

Exports declining continuously while imports increasing Mia Zahid

DAILY EXPRESS

Foreign direct investment reduced by 38.2% during July-December

Pak American TEFA meeting will be held today at Islamabad

48 hours ultimatum to take back decision of closing business early 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 15

DAWN NEWS

Farewell to the IMF?

Trade gap swells to $7bn

State Bank explains relocating of some functions to Lahore

Taxmen transferred for missing targets

US bans eyeglasses from passport, visa photos

Rs14,000 per month minimum wages fixed for unskilled Workers

Murad orders early closure of markets, wedding halls amid traders reservations

THE NEWS

Shops to close by 7pm, wedding halls by 10pm: Sindh CM

Dar greets PM, nation as forex reserves reach $24.5 bn

SSGC, SNGPL asked to collect Rs100 bn more from consumers

Gas prices

Shifting of SBP depts to malign business activities: Mirza Ikhtiar Baig

Sindh notifies Rs14,000 per month minimum wage

FBR asks traders to stop paying tax Defaulters

Trade deficit shrinks 13.39pc to $2.315bln in September

Forex reserves touch new high of $24.5bln: Dar

B RECORDER

No department being shifted to Lahore: SBP

September exports down 10.60 percent YoY

PTA asked to direct cellular companies to collect consumers' details

Reserves attain new historic high of $24.5 billion: Dar

Draft Companies Bill: ICAP opposed to SECP power to notify auditors' Qualification

FPCCI election 2017: BMP, PBG nominate Rahim Janoo for president slot

KE's petition for tariff hike: Nepra to hold public hearing on October 20

Markets, marriage halls: Sindh chief minister sets November 1 deadline for early closure

Shifting of 'five key departments' to Lahore: Baig urges SBP Governor for emergent meeting with FPCCI

Out of court settlement MCCI hails FBR Move

Clipping powers of Nepra

Sub-rule (2DD) of rule 73 of the Income Tax Rules, 2002

DAILY JANG

Finland is the most peace full country of the world and Pakistan stands at 4th in secure country

New mechanism evolve for tax refund to exporters

Joint meeting of businessmen panel and Pakistan business group held 

Early closure of business will save electricity FBATI

Confidence on Pakistans economy is increasing by investors UK envoy

Shifting important department of SBP to Lahore is not in right direction Ikhtiar Baig

Process of transfer of property stopped due to non-consensus on new income tax laws 

DAILY EXPRESS

Forex reserves touch new high of 24.5 billion $

Experts decreased by 9% during July-September

Confidence increased by investors on Pakistan

KATI declared success of Govt on enhancing electricity

PREGMA demands equivalent to chines inverters


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 14

DAWN NEWS

CPEC projects, high growth crucial for prosperity: IMF

Remittances down 5.4pc in July-Sept

Reserves decline 0.5pc to $23.5bn

THE NEWS

E-passport to be issued in June, says Nisar

Cotton arrival shows 13.93pc decrease

Multan Chamber of Commerce slams gas price hike

US to support Pakistan’s economy

KCCI slams relocation of SBP depts.

Govt debt rises to Rs19.5 trillion

Forex reserves drop to $23.4bln

ET Energy to setup solar power plant

Digitalisation can help create more jobs, save millions

CDNS attracts Rs50bln in savings

B RECORDER

Shifting of SBP's four wings: HCCI urges government to withdraw decision

FPCCI elections: UBG welcomes nomination of Zubair Tufail

Shifting of SBP departments to Lahore: government doing an injustice to us: KCCI

Azhar Majeed elected PBEA chairman

MCCI rejects 36 percent raise in gas tariff

LHC issues notices against tax amnesty

'LCCI to establish 100 sector-specific standing bodies'

Additional efforts urged: electricity tariffs brought closer to cost recovery: IMF Review

Reserves decline $120 million

Research at chambers: What gives?

Trade deals require focus

The cotton crisis cometh

DAILY JANG

London court declared Pakistan British business man bankcrupt

Water bill issued with 9% increase applicable to all consumers

E-passport will be issued from June 72 new passport offices to be established

123 billion dollars decreased in forging exchange of the country during lost week

Shifting of 4 departments of state bank to Lahore is not based on justice

Some people have formed spate business group at thief own Gulzar Firoz

FBR decided to activates DRC

Conspiracy to make Punjab as country and provinces into colony govt of Sindh

Pakistan economy revived from danger zone IMF 

DAILY EXPRESS

Remittance of money decreased up to 26.75 million dollar in first quarter

Foreign exchange reduced to 23.49 billion dollars in one weak

CPEC should not be politicized stressed by Rawalpindi Chamber

FBR avoid accessing to bank account condemn by Lahore chamber

Abdul Rahim Janoo and Yahya Polani expelled from UBG

Old designed currency notes would not be accepted from 1st December

Islamabad chamber small traders election declassed illegal


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 12

DAWN NEWS

Tax sugary drinks to fight obesity and diabetes: WHO

EDF okays Rs185m for promotion of textile exports

Sindh resumes registering sale deeds of immovable property

Pakistan seeks 500,000-tonne petrol for Dec-Jan

THE NEWS

Cellular companies can now transfer up to Rs50,000

Refund claims up to January 1, 2016 have been totally cleared

Psychiatrists say 34pc Pakistanis suffering from anxiety, Depression

FBR sees existing measures enough to meet revenue target

Chinese investors keen to acquire troubled Pakistani businesses

B RECORDER

ADR Bill to become Act: Out-of-court settlements to be possible

UBG vows to field best candidates in FPCCI elections

State of economy End of the debate?

DAILY JANG

Russia opens its market for Turkish partners

UAE announced to build worlds tallest building in Dubai

Gas prices not enhanced according to demand OGRA

Actual electric tariff is more than six taxes of bill 

DAILY EXPRESS

UAE announced to build worlds tallest building in Dubai

Gas companies should give attention towards over billing and other issues

Zubair Tufail is UBG candidate for federation core committee

Rs 50000/- limit fixed for transferring money through Easy Pisa

Candidate on merit will be inducted in FPCCI Iftikhar Malik 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 11

DAWN NEWS

Higher gas prices

Govt-proposed amendment to clip powers of energy regulators

Exporters demand incentive package

LCCI opposes gas tariff hike

Italy reopens trade office after three years

THE NEWS

Italian Trade Commission office reopens in Karachi

World Economic Forum says Pakistan improved in corruption Index

Shifting of four SBP depts from Karachi not acceptable, Sindh tells Centre

PM rushes to end energy shortages ahead of 2018 poll

Leather industry demands fair Treatment

Purpose-specific amnesty favoured for real estate sector

Italy trade office reopened

FPCCI to hold annual polls on Dec 30

LCCI condemns 36pc hike in gas tariff

Bangladesh exports fall 5.6pc in September

B RECORDER

APBF slams government for lacking result-oriented policies to enhance export

LCCI opposes 36 percent hike in gas tariff

FPCCI election: UBG nominates Zubair Tufail for president's slot

PLGMEA seeks incentive package

DAILY JANG

Tension with Pakistan India to bear loos of 822 million dollar in cotton trade annually

Shifting of 4 departments of state bank is not acceptable decision be taken back Sindh demands with demands with federation

Do not enhanced gas price

Zubair Tufail nominated by UBG for presidential candidate of FPCCI

UBG meeting held on 9th October was illegal Rahim Janoo

Lahore high Court stops encasement of cheque by cotton committee on import of cotton   

Tax system of the country need to be improved Zahid Hussin

Indian traders stopped export of cotton to Pakistan

Resignation from UBG was a matter of Principal Yahya Polani

Govt should give incentives for all exports Fawad Ejaz

Karachi Choudhary Nisar introduced evening shift in NADRA to resolves Public grievances  

Mintex ad regarding extension of date for submitting date for exporters directory 

DAILY EXPRESS

NTC to review anti-dumping duty on hydrogen peroxide


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 08

DAWN NEWS

State Bank makes amendments to prudential regulations

Cotton crop output estimated at 11m bales for 2016-17

Indian cotton exports to Pakistan slump amid tensions

South Asia has potential to become export powerhouse, says World Bank

Sindh sales tax collection jumps

THE NEWS

Indian cotton exports to Pakistan slump amid tensions: traders

FPCCI hails Pak, India PMs’ Statements

Labour bodies want improved safety measures, abolition of third-party contract system

B RECORDER

Indian cotton exports to Pakistan slump

Incentive package prepared for exporters

Offshore companies: no investment made by registered companies: SECP

Workers' welfare fund: LHC restrains FBR from recovering

FDI in export sectors: government asked to review investment policy Bankers' training

Goods imported on or after January 1, 2013: MCCs granted exemptions under lapsed FTA with China: AGP

Q1FY17: SRB witnesses 16 percent growth in revenue

30 percent people in country living below poverty line: Senate body told

DAILY JANG

During 5 years 9.70 billion dollar foreign loan and Rs. 6920 billion local loans taken

DAILY EXPRESS

EDF approved for textile sector Rs 18.5 core

Akhtar Ismail Elected un opposed president of NKATI


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 07

DAWN NEWS

Court English

Moody’s maintains stable outlook for Pakistani banks

Response to bond issue boosts investor confidence

Reserves touch all-time high

UNCTAD forecasts decline in global FDI

Iranian envoy for increased trade with Pakistan

Sukuk bonds score lowest-ever rate, says Dar

THE NEWS

Safety at work

Cotton production estimates revised Downward

Pakistan launches $1 billion Sukuk Bonds

HS codes on invoices to be mandatory for refund claims

FPCCI calls for signing free trade agreement with Iran

‘Agriculturists paying income tax’

Cottage industry needs dedicated industrial city

Minister calls for enhanced exports

B RECORDER

Research at chambers: What gives? (1)

Benami transactions: Draft bill approved by cabinet

Individual tax filers on the rise

New SSAI members elected

Hannover Messe fair: EDF told to submit audit report before Rs 50 million funding

'Win-win FTAs' with Turkey, Thailand in progress: MoC

Belarus President concludes productive visit: 14 agreements signed

'Labour rights in Pakistan curtailed by design,' Karamat Ali-PILER

Markets to remain closed on Muharram 8, 9 & 10: traders

Forex reserves soar by $527.5 million in Q1

2016-17: CCAC revises production estimates downwardto 11.039 million bales

DAILY JANG

Order issued to place name on ECL and block CNIC of companies owner of bank defaulters

Karachi chamber invited to Turkey to participate in Mosead Expo

Reserves touch all-time high

Pakistan-Iran FTA will curb smuggling

Jamshed Ahmed chandi wala elected UN opposed chairman SITE super highway association  

DAILY EXPRESS

Pakistan declined offer of Iran of 300 mega vault electricity

Reserves touch all-time high

Order issued to place name on ECL and block CNIC of companies owner of bank defaulters

Postponement of SAARC chamber conference deplored


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 06

DAWN NEWS

Pak-Belarus trade volume to be raised to $1bn

EPZA new chief holds meeting

Only 1.1m filed tax returns for 2015-16

Revenue collection rises to Rs637bn

SECP acts against dishonest auditors

Chamber wants Karachi-Lasbela water sharing formula Reviewed

THE NEWS

FBR sends 303 notices, receives 94 Replies

Pakistan, Belarus agree on enhancing nuclear cooperation

FPCCI holds interactive session with Diplomats

‘Five depts of SBP being shifted to Lahore for political gains’

Reliance on indirect taxes promotes Avoidance

Carpet exhibition today

Industries demand water supply

B RECORDER

Property valuation: FBR acts against housing societies

Real estate transactions: FBR empowered to seek explanation from buyers, sellers

Belarus, Pakistan ink 18 accords

Tariff of SPPs, CPPs: Nepra counsel asked to seek instruction for option

SBP to phase out all remaining old design bank notes

FBR tax directory: an improvement?

FBR nets 1.1 million taxpayers, NMC participants told

Pakistan-Belarus Investment Forum held to promote trade activities

'Trading with the enemy'

Approval of last IMF tranche

Reflection in key indicators: body to review criteria for measuring foreign investment

DAILY JANG

State bank offices being shifted to Lahore on Political ground Chairman Senate committee

56 days left for eliminating old design notes as legal tender

Reservations of small provinces be removed on CEPEC

DAILY EXPRESS

Bank of Punjab placed 27 defaulters name on ECL

ICAC is expecting more production of cotton in Pakistan

SECP issued notices to 27 auditors companies during September

Parliamentary committee stopped shifting of SBP office to Lahore

56 days left for eliminating old design notes as legal tender


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 05

DAWN NEWS

Lenders issue mixed forecasts about Pakistan’s economy

State Bank shifts some key functions to Lahore office

Dastgir defends FTAs

Pakistan-India trade continues amid tension

THE NEWS

Government expected to remove export hurdles

Free trade talks face growing hostility from businesses

Central bank to move some BSC operations out of Karachi

Indian central bank’s new regime cuts Rates

APTMA wants ban on trade with India

FPCCI briefs diplomats on Vision- 2025

Pound tumbles to 31-year low

B RECORDER

Facilitating business: The final push

Cross-jurisdiction: FBR seeks access to provinces'' data on monthly basis

Government ready to disclose names of those who obtained loans from NBP: Senate told

FPCCI decides not to participate in IITF 2016

Thank You Mr Modi

APTMA demands trade suspension with India

Ashura holidays announced

Five departments of SBP-BSC shifted to Lahore

DAILY JANG

Pakistans economy growth must reach up to 9%

Discrimination attitude towards valuation of property in Sindh 

FPCCI will not participate in India Trade Fair

SBP initiates administrative measures to central and south reason

Any industrialist will never think to leave Karachi

DAILY EXPRESS

Introduction of amnesty scheme to real estate sector decided

Reservations on valuation of immoveable property in Sindh

Pakistani trader protested and boycotted Indian exhibition

Belarus aggress to invest in many sectors in Pakistan

Conference on free trade agreement with Turkey & Thailand

A shield presented to Siraj Telli towards his contribution to SME

Decision made to shift 5 office banking services corporation from Karachi 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 04

DAWN NEWS

Notices to two ministries on plea against ST on POL products

TOU concept

Cotton output falls 14pc as slump continues

Cotton price drops further

Cotton dust related diseases common at city’s textile mills: Study

THE NEWS

Child labour

Local industries

FBR checks offshore accounts

APBF president calls for all-out efforts to make CPEC succeed

B RECORDER

LHC moved against proposed increase in POL sales tax

Taxation matters: AGP asks FBR to withdraw clarifications issued to field formations

Constitution (Amend) Bill approved: Bill seeks to enhance age limit of child labour to 16 years

Traders ask government to reduce GST

Depressing global forecasts

Australian HC for exploring trade, investment opportunities

Rasheed Janmohammed elected BQATI President

DAILY JANG

1st consignment of Rs 10/- coin handed over to state bank  

Up to 30th September number of cotton bales reaching ginning factories reduced

Gas water and other issues of industrialist will be resolved soon Manzoor Wasan

Advice will be taken from business community for development of Karachi deputy mayor

Govt should immediately stop shifting 4 important departments of state bank to Lahore. Leader Peoples party

DAILY EXPRESS

Bill presented in senate to prohibit transfer of currency abroad 

Loadsheeing of gas in Sindh is violation of constitutions Saeed Ghani

Investment will increase in Karachi due to stability in Karachi

Prelimary data of cotton production in country released


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 03

DAWN NEWS

“AD” Sindh Revenue board Government of Sindh

CPEC an impetus for the SME sector

Debt dilemma, accumulating peril

THE NEWS

MCCI chief for south Punjab’s share in CPEC

B RECORDER

OECD convention on tax matters

Government must reprioritise its economic agenda: FCCI chief

DAILY JANG

Historical increased in foreign exchange up to $ 23.58 billion of this country

DAILY EXPRESS

Economy progress implementation is running rapidly

Tariff commission in active bulk in foreign commodities available more worries for local traders

Increase in cost of production causes decrease in export and cotton price

11.6 present increased in receipt of federal taxes  


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 02

DAWN NEWS

Cotton price falls

Profit rates raised on savings schemes

THE NEWS

Tax matters

Property valuation disparity magnets ill-gotten investment

Rupee expected to sustain pressure of Pakistan-India tensions

Social change essential to trickle down growth benefits

APTMA chief promises industry uplift

Govt urged to review valuations

FBR revokes sales tax zero rating

Govt approves funds to promote women entrepreneurship

B RECORDER

Corridor to create opportunities for local firms: GECS

K-Electric organises 5th Consumer Care Gala

DAILY JANG

Indians declared black money of Rs 65 thousand 250 crore

DAILY EXPRESS

Pakistan is considering constructing energy corridor between Asian countries

Textile exports worth 26 billion dollar to e increased within 2 years

Manzoor wasan assigned work on planning of industrial zones development

KCCI to eliminate affiliation on community basis


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: 2016 October 01

DAWN NEWS

No change in petroleum prices in October

Pakistan aims to hold UK market access post-Brexit

Returns filing date extended

Sindh plans utility committees to solve industry woes

Associations elect office-bearers

.THE NEWS

UK supports GSP plus status for Pakistan

Deadline for filing tax returns extended

B RECORDER

Date for tax returns extended till October 31

KCCI new president vows to work for export increase

Officials of LCCI, APSA PTA elected for 2016-17

KCA elects office-bearers

Sales tax on HOBC reduced

Corps Commander visits CPLC office

KPCCI chief vows to make vigorous efforts for IDC withdrawal

Country needs cheaper solar electricity for future needs: FCCI chief

Commerce Secretary to assess post-Brexit trade opportunities

NBP inaugurates its centralised trade processing centre

Prime Minister rejects proposed hike in POL prices: Dar

Rs 2.56 refund approved by Nepra

DAILY JANG

Deadline for filing tax returns extended

DAILY EXPRESS

Exporters opposed FTA with Thailand

Pakistan favors FTA with UK

Deadline for filing tax returns extended