News Clipping - Archives August 2014


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 31st-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Vehicles on solar energy to ply as taxis

Forex market volatility likely to persist

Revenue collection rises 24pc

SAIs election

Textile exports drop

THE NEWS

Ex-banker awarded seven years imprisonment

Co-generation power plants barred from using coal as fuel

Several taxpayers unable to file ST returns

Six elected unopposed in SITE polls

B RECORDER

Showing reduction in losses Discos send inflated bills

Issuance of NTNs tax experts detect possible misuse of CNICs

Businessmen Group wins all seats of SAI EC

PTEA voices concern over drop in July export

MCCI chief condemns attack on PTV station

Solar energy only solution to energy crisis, says FCCI President

Long marches, sit-ins adversely affect economy Saarc CCI


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 30th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Political chaos badly hurting development

Banks asked to protect consumers

India’s work-shy bureaucrats face attendance tracking

THE NEWS

Chinese yarn demand lifts textile exports

India’s economy grows 5.7 percent

SBP’s policy on consumer protection

Pakistan enters FMCG e-commerce

B RECORDER

Energy crisis: 'government should promote use of biogas’

Salaried class tops the list: taxpayers unlikely to meet tax return deadline

SBP issues circular for financial consumer protection

'Made in Pakistan': MCCI women entrepreneurs leave for India to attend expo

Business community hails role of army

Money-laundering cases: government to introduce 'MLA Act'

PIAF-Founders Alliance hails decision

Government must take steps in larger interest of country: FPCCI

29 days of August: FBR exceeds revenue target by Rs 1 billion

Army's involvement could help spur economy: businesspeople

LCCI official seeks maximum facility to potential exhibitors

NBP launching remittance card

DAILY EXPRESS

FBR has included cess in tax target

SBP has issued circular for protecting consumers

Delay in payment of rebate on remittances will shake country image


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 29th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

EU lifts ban on PIA cargo shipments

Govt moves to register Fata trade bodies

SECP introducing LLP concept

THE NEWS

National economy may suffer greatly by civil disobedience

FCCI chief rues limited intra-Saarc trade

PIA’s EU cargo operations set to resume

Forex reserves fall to $13.581 billion

‘Biomass has potential to produce 5,600MW’

B RECORDER

Situation at Constitution Avenue: FBR unable to hold meetings with stakeholders

Tax evasion by fabric importers: Customs dillydallying to issue showcause Notices

'LCCI to enhance interaction with Policymakers’

Forex reserves decline by $344 million

Rs 14 billion lost annually due to UfG losses, Senate body told

Mauritius invites Pakistani businessmen

PTI, PAT sit-ins: Business community seeks participants to return successfully

SECP to introduce concept of LLP

International jurisdictions - carries out comparative analysis of LLP businesses

Subsidising agricultural sector

Date of filing returns extended

EU removes ban on PIA cargo Shipments

DAILY EXPRESS

Rs 14 billion lost annually due to UfG losses, Senate body told

Fling of income tax return date extended

Pak Trade delegation called on Mauritius president  

International jurisdictions - carries out comparative analysis of LLP businesses


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 28th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Pakistan-Germany business platform launched

FBR to publish active taxpayers list fortnightly

Law sought to bind firms to provide transport to women Staff

THE NEWS

Labour policy 2014 not yet announced in Punjab

Maker of $33 smartphone hails ‘new era’ for India

Tax return form unavailable as deadline approaches

B RECORDER

PIAF-Founders Alliance for revival of economic activities

ATL to be updated on fortnightly basis: FBR

Dispute resolution: FTO castigates tax departments for poor response

Trade negotiations: APTMA asks government to ensure level-playing field with India

Towards economic instability

MoC looking for new high-growth sectors of exports to UK

DAILY EXPRESS

To export value added textile to UK is priority

Pakistan-Germany business platform launched

Large scale manufacturing increased by 4% during last fiscal year

17 billion loan released to textile sector in 1st 6 month

Saudi Govt do not change any fee for visa for Umrah and Haj


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 27th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Electricity tariff raised by 43 paisa

Swiss talks

Dollar slips to Rs102

New drawback rates on textile export

Proposal to limit validity of Umrah visa

THE NEWS

Mamnoon speaks about govt efforts to boost economy

Saudi Haj Ministry proposes law to limit Umra visas to 15 days

Heart exercises protect your brain too

Banking spreads fall to 5.95pc in July

Bank provides beneficiaries’ details in tax refund scam

‘Pakistan should move towards alternative energy sources’

‘Benefits of GSP plus difficult’

B RECORDER

July fuel adjustment: Discos allowed to increase tariff by 43 paisa

PCSIR conference: bioenergy termed versatile source to overcome electricity challenge

Stopping erosion in value of currency: PEW for control on forex movement

Textile sector: FBR won't be allowed to formulate tax policy: APTMA

Accounts dubbed 'fake': FTO tells FBR to warn assessing officer

APTMA KP seeks special relief package for business community

MP&NR undecided to regulate LPG Prices

FPCCI acting chief concerned over political crisis

Government fears tussle with PPP: no top official to go to Geneva for talks on Swiss stash of money

Not economic, nor security: our troubles are political

Site industrial areas: KWSB blamed for acute water shortage

Action that FBR must take

Export goods: duty drawback allowed on raw material import

President for more efforts to bolster trade activities

DAILY EXPRESS

Order to cancel allotment

Demand to extend date by 30th September for filing of income tax return

Due to sit in no decline in tax collection

3 times additional tax imposed on imported Goods   


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 26th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Dollar rises sharply above Rs103

Prices of imported items go up

Industry grows 3.9pc in FY14

Govt avoiding to ‘broaden tax base’

Bern talks to focus on taxation treaty

SECP says can work with two commissioners

TDAP exhibition to be held from Sept 11

THE NEWS

Political stalemate inflicts loss of Rs700 billion to economy

Envoy says no request to retrieve ‘$200 billion’ in Swiss banks

Rupee falls to 6-month low on dollar demand; politics weigh

Economy suffers losses worth Rs800bn

Power tariff hike proposed

LSM growth falls 2.74 percent in June

Trade deficit likely to swell this quarter

FBR seeks mobile users’ data for tax scrutiny

‘Govt should lift gas ban from industrial sector’

Sri Lankan minister visits LCCI

Groups to collaborate for LCCI polls

TDAP to hold lifestyle expo in India

‘Pakistan should prove illegality of money in Swiss accounts’

SITE assures TDAP of cooperation to increase exports

B RECORDER

SBP warns against currency speculation

'Elimination of Child Labour': Punjab initiates integrated project in 36 districts

Mamnoon stresses enhanced ties with Australia

PIAF takes strong exception to money withdrawal call from banks

APTMA volunteers team to probe discrepancies in Crest

Textile Policy (2014-19): APTMA suggests overall revision of ST regime

PTI, PAT sit-ins cause 85 percent decrease in business activities: traders

Officials involved in amnesty scheme's misuse: FBR reluctant to implement DGPCA's recommendations

Swelling of C/A deficit

TDAP to hold 'Alishan Pakistan' expo in New Delhi from September 11

Lingering political turmoil hitting economy: TDAP chief

Country loses chance to participate in 'World Expo Milan 2015

Tax Ombudsman for Sindh

$200 billion: MoF-FBR team in Switzerland?

Saudi Arabia set for $8.5 billion from Hajj

DAILY EXPRESS

Due to political unrest dollar reached to Rs 103

Due to sit in direct losses reached to 800 billion

Two thousand billion tax evasion detected in Pakistan

Small traders warns to join sit in

Enhanced prices of POL are due to taxes

TDAP chief announced holding of exhibition in Canada after India


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 25th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Trading possibilities

Setback to the economy

Politics takes its toll on rupee

THE NEWS

Concern expressed over decline in textile exports

Green tea can protect spinal cord neurons!

B RECORDER

MCCI chief voices concern over political Impasse

Marches causing Rs 150 billion daily loss: Munir

Direct show cause notices for ST recovery: LHC asks FBR to decide jurisdiction

DAILY EXPRESS

Announcement of textile policy delayed

Due to sit in economy suffered loss of seven billion


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 24th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Two years after factory fire tragedy, trial yet to start

THE NEWS

Sindh to oppose WHT on vehicles’ registration,transfer at CCI moot

Misbah to perform as LCCI acting chief

B RECORDER

Huge loss caused to economy: minister

New modules of section 79(1) of Customs Act: KCAA pinpoints certain Flaws

Online shopping rapidly changing retail Trade

SECP satisfied over LSE's efforts to attract strategic investors

LCCI elections: PIAF invites applications from candidates till August 27

APTMA, GIZ launch technical training sessions for millers

Textile exports: PYMA chief voices grave concern over declining trend

DAILY EXPRESS

FBR providing wrong data for the last 3 years

FBR has issued more than 20 thousand notices to tax defaulters

Withdrawal of sales tax notice demanded


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 23rd-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Doomed labour

Petroleum prices may go down by 4pc

C/A deficit swells to $454m in July

Political impasse hurting business: ABC

Tax returns filing date extended

THE NEWS

Protests result in tax collection decline

Services trade posts $275 million deficit in July

Current account deficit widens to $454m

Clarification

Textile exports drop two percent

LCCI team leaves for Indonesia

B RECORDER

ABC concerned at political impasse

POL products' prices may be reduced

FCCI chief urges businesspeople to support constitutionalism

CA posts $454 million deficit in July

14th ITCN Asia Expo begins on August 26

Procedure amended: importers authorised to examine goods

US embassy, CG to implement new non -immigrant visa appointment system

SBP clarification

ST and FED payment date extended to August 27

Baig lauds Supreme Court judgement

DAILY EXPRESS

OGRA suggested ministry finance to reduce prices of Pol products

Pak Russian business council stressed to increase exports

Political unrest American dollar reached to Rs 101.10

American companies asked to end political unrest

To grant subsidy on agriculture be opposed at WTO

Filing date of sales tax and FED returns extended

Spokes man does not say regarding monetary policy

Declaring GID CESS illegal welcomed 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 22nd-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Labour laws & women workers from informal sector

‘Non-branding costing millions of dollars’

Power distribution firms seek 16-50pc increase in tariff

Reserves of SBP fall below $9bn

THE NEWS

Political standoff may edge up inflation: SBP

Forex reserves fall to $13.92bn

‘PTI, PAT may hamper economic targets’

B RECORDER

SBP terms situation threat to economy

Textile exports up five percent MoM

LCCI seeks to enhance trade volume with Australia

Foreign companies keen to invest in Pakistan: Zubair

Forex reserves slip below $14 billion

Input tax claim: KTBA resents bar imposed through web portal

SMEs at the forefront of national priority

'Workplace safety and health is a top concern' Khawaja Muhammad Nauman, President, Employers' Federation of Pakistan

LCCI elections: founders Group invites applications till August 27

Facebook account in my name is fake: FBR chief

Leading businessmen form new panel 

International Trade Exhibition

International Trade Exhibition

DAILY EXPRESS

Due to payment of loan forex reserves reduced by 15 billion dollars

Confederation of Indian delegation of industry will arrive Pakistan on Monday

Due to political crisis value of rupee deprecate 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 21st-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Dollar touches six-month high

FBR urged to remove flaws from tax laws

THE NEWS

Foreign portfolio investment falls 70pc to $3.98m

Listed companies to apply new reporting rules from 2015

FBR team to renegotiate tax treaty with Switzerland

FPCCI to make financials public

PTCL offers free internet

KTBA identifies problem in sales tax return form

New US consul general takes charge

B RECORDER

Water situation becomes serious after sharp drop in river flows

Reconnecting EVO connections: PTCL offers free internet

2500 megawatts thermal generation capacity idle due to mismanagement

FCCI election 2014-15: nomination papers will be received till August 25

PTI, PAT sit-ins create uncertainty among trade & business circles

Errors in tax returns: FBR gets tough with ST defaulters

K-Electric's arbitrary policy to recover power dues criticized

Drop in foreign investment

DAILY EXPRESS

All formalities completed but FBR refused to extend facilities

Budget anomalies chambers agree to reply Govt

Small traders praise services of KCCI and BMG

Political crisis push country economy to 15 years back

Due to political crisis dolor touched above RS.101/-  


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 20th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Faltering IMF talks

Supply of goods starts normalizing

SME financing improves amid low default

THE NEWS

Political showdown unlikely to deter Pakistan from IMF’s reforms

Investment in skilled workers must for economic growth

SMEs’ value stressed in Forum 2014

B RECORDER

Balance sheets, profit & loss accounts: SECP prescribes IAS, IFRSs

Businessmen team leaves for Mauritius to attend MAITEX

SME sector: speakers for taking highimpact steps to ensure growth

GID cess: SHC issues interim order

Exporters reject civil disobedience call

MoC to hold three capacity building workshops on TIR Convention

Dacoits loot cash, jewellery from house

DAILY EXPRESS

European Union assured long marcher will no enter in to diplomatic enclave

Loan trend amongst SMES increasing

Proposal to get back policy making task from FBR

Businessmen also in line for power with politicians


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 19th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

‘Water car’ politics

Businessmen reject call for civil disobedience

Karachi seen major hub for transit trade

FDI plummets by 80pc in July

Registration rules for sales tax payers

THE NEWS

Pakistan, IMF to hold talks through video conferencing

Tax-evaders, power defaulters to face law, warn ministers

Disobedience call may hit tax revenue, provincial shares

Imported goods worth Rs5 billion destroyed

Businessmen pledge to support govt

Business community criticises PTI chief

FDI falls 79.9pc to $24m in July

US keen to make more investment

B RECORDER

''Civil disobedience'': Businesspeople reject Imran''s call

EU team urges talks to resolve impasse

Making supplies to registered persons: suppliers liable to be registered with ST department

LCCI terms Imran's call a 'conspiracy'

FCCI condemns civil disobedience Move

Businessmen urge politicians to resolve crisis through dialogue

PCJCCI chief urges SMEs to take part in China Fair

Civil disobedience movement: Business community terms Imran Khan's ultimatum 'unwise'

Rise in home remittances

July FDI down by 80 percent

DAILY EXPRESS

Gas should be supplied to industries @ Rs 13/- per unit Sindh High Court

Trade laws will also be extended to tribal areas

USA accepts hurdles with Pakistan in trade

Due to uncertain condition forex markets are under pressure

FPCCI rejects civil disobedience call

Trying to resolve issues of industrialists

Summary to be sent to the Prime Minister soor for new gas connection to industries 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 18th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Disbursement of $550m IMF tranche likely next month

Time for tax reforms

THE NEWS

IMF team cancels visit to Pakistan

Environment-friendly!

RUPEE In hot water

B RECORDER

Audit notices to registered taxpayers: FBR's move termed illegal

Launch of Vision 2025

LCCI rejects Imran's call for civil Disobedience

Special Economic Zones Act: Amendments likely to attract investors

DAILY EXPRESS

Overseas ministry is active to eliminate child labour

Special industrial parks will be setup in korangi

Filing date of sales tax return be extended

Govt offices located in red zone remain to be closed 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 17th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Exports decline in July

Sindh contests FBR move on registration, transfer of vehicles

Pakistan offers high return on investment

THE NEWS

RTOs start tax profiling of commercial electricity consumers

Committee formed to discuss EDI with China Customs

B RECORDER

India will honour WTO trade deal pledge

Promise of $100 million investment Chinese company seeks continuation of EPZ status

KCCI elections 2014-15 BMG nominates Iftikhar Vohra for President slot

LCCI holds workshop on Branding Pakistan

Multan businessmen hail vision 2025

Political turmoil businesses suffer Rs 30 billion losses in 12 days

DAILY EXPRESS

Ginners demanded Govt to purchase cotton

 Filing of sales tax and FED return date extended by 22nd August

Trade deficit reduced by 36%

During 5 years 47 crore 85 lacs dollar repatriated from Pakistan 


TMA HEAD OFFICE

DATE 16th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Malaysian police accuse Pakistani of receiving illegal Money

Reserves shrink as SBP repays debt

THE NEWS

Foreign ministry for engaging courier service over security concerns

Forex reserves decline

Govt urged to formulate diverse industrial policy

PSAA protests containers’ utilization

B RECORDER

ST, FED: FBR extends payment date

Forex reserves decline by $43 million

Misuse of entrustment scheme: FBR clueless about unscrupulous elements

E-Scrutiny system to monitor new ST registered Persons

Revival of sick industrial units: SBI, Sindh Bank sign agreement

ATIR ruling: IT Ordinance 2001 provisions are not retrospective in nature

FTO restrained from using contempt of court power

Trade deficit down by 16.58 percent in July

DAILY EXPRESS

CNG is also closed in Sind closed   


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 15th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Selection process for new WTO envoy yet to begin

Indian trade delegation to visit Pakistan

India’s wholesale inflation eases, but no rate cut seen

THE NEWS

‘SBP to keep playing role in economic growth’

Economy may suffer huge losses due to political unrest: FPCCI

B RECORDER

STRF not uploaded yet: Taxpayers facing problems in submitting ST returns

World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Ranking: Pakistan to be among top 50 countries by 2025

Fiscal Year 2014 cotton yarn export down 12 percent

FPCCI urges politicians to shun petty Differences

SBP to continue playing key role in growth of economy: Saeed Ahmed

FTO''s intervention: FBR to pay compensation for delayed ST refund

DAILY EXPRESS

Govt will pay core of Rupees rent of containers

Economy be kept separately from politics

FBR to approach paral to detect tax evader

Trade actives come to standstill due blocked of roads by containers

To from Pak Dutch council meeting will be held next month

 Govt should appoint professionals in land authority    


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 14th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Uncertainty puts rupee under pressure

French businessmen ‘keen to explore investment opportunities’

Detention of containers causing congestion

THE NEWS

FBR expects 10 million new tax filers in five years

Germany to help govt develop Karachi

B RECORDER

LCCI for rationalising vehicle registration, transfer fees

Raw cotton exports increase by 33 percent in fiscal year 2014

Exports to UAE can be doubled: envoy

Political turmoil inflicted a loss of Rs three trillion on KSE: FCCI

MCC Karachi deprives exporter of lawful concessions: FBR seeks report

Lack of terrorism provision in Customs Act: no refunds for importers who lost consignments in airport attack

DAILY EXPRESS

New strategy is being prepared to increase trade ties with Australia

Pakistan can increase its exports by improving supply Chain  


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 13th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Equalisation surcharge on commercial, industrial Consumers

Unrest affecting Sialkot industries

Remittances rose to $1.65bn in July

THE NEWS

Nepra approves Rs2.26/kWh tariff rise for KE consumers

Overseas Pakistanis remit $1.6 billion in July

‘Exports to UAE can be doubled’

KCCI team

B RECORDER

Banks warned against dollar speculation

Punjab road blockade: $600 million export cargo gets stuck

Uncertainty will adversely: affect industry: APTMA Punjab

SECP registers 348 new limited liability firms in July

Business Festival: KCCI officials leave for Manchester

FBR seeks details of five major assessment orders

Expats remit $1.6 billion in July

Registered persons: New ST, FE return form issued

Dar's shaky defence

LCCI urges government to appoint high calibre professionals in LPA

Road blockade: LCCI urges authorities to use only empty containers

LCCI for extending ST filing deadline

DAILY EXPRESS

Demand to extend date of filing of sales tax return by 31st August

348 new companies registered with SECP during July

FBR introduced new sales tax return form

Remittances during July reached to 1.6 billion dollar   


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 12th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Industry in the crossfire

Skipping breakfast

Doomed labour

Tax returns

Transporters threaten to go on strike

Dollar hits 40-day high against rupee

THE NEWS

Rupee hits 5-month low at intra-day

SECP directs companies to maintain websites

Textile city to be launched in September

LCCI warns against unrest

Manufacturing sector showing faster growth

Vision 2025 scheme flawed: experts

B RECORDER

THE RUPEE: dollar at Rs 99.40

Country may miss cotton production Target

Public listed, unlisted entities: Companies must maintain functional website from 30th: SECP

Ahsan Iqbal to inaugurate 8th Pakistan SME Forum on August 19

Filing of returns consistently decreasing: Rehmatullah

Imposing higher rate of WHT on nonfilers:banks provided list of active corporate taxpayers

LCCI urges political parties to show Maturity

5kg heroin recovered: ANF seizes three Consignments

Storm-water drainage system not yet cleaned: traders fear rainwater may bring business activities to a halt

Non-availability of form: FBR asked to extend ST filing date

Pakistan Textile City project reviewed

PTI, PAT marches plan: goods carriers reluctant to go to Punjab, KP

DAILY EXPRESS

2 markets of froex disturbs due to political unrest

Proposals of business community will be made part of policies

Research and analysis cell will be established to detect tax evaders

Ahsan Iqbal will inaugurate SME forum

Traders will soon get rid of criminals

Gas supply to CNG stations to remain suspended for 24 hours 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 11th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Families of 2012 factory fire victims struggle for Compensation

Textile policy draft sets 8-fold jump in exports

THE NEWS

Two years later, Baldia fire still burns in hearts

B RECORDER

MCCI endorses APTMA's demands

DAILY EXPRESS

Due to uncertain political condition economy suffers loss of Rs 50 billion

Cargo transportation between Punjab and Karachi stands suspended

Federal Govt to declare tax evasion as money laundering

USA will provide to Pakistan 3 crore 60 lacs dollar for declaring Indian MFN    


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 10th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Cotton production may fall in Sindh

THE NEWS

Sindh to form environment protection council

KE concerned over new sales tax on retailers

KCAA unhappy over delayed containers’ clearance

SSGC chief stresses concerted efforts to fight challenges

B RECORDER

MQM delegation visits KCCI

Better load management schedule: industrial, trade bodies withdraw decision of protest on DCO's assurance

Rallies, long-marches adversely affect business activities: ICCI

Textile exports

Retailers'' registration: RTO Karachi obtains list of K-Electric commercial consumers

DAILY EXPRESS

Exemption certificate for import of raw material valid for 6 month

Export of electricity from India is under consideration

Procedure to appoint cost accountant for companies revised 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 09th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Punjab faces fuel shortage as companies reduce supplies

US urges citizens to defer travels to Pakistan

Savings, investment fall in FY14

THE NEWS

Officials accused of billion rupee tax scam

K-Electric proposes tariff reduction

Raw material import restricted to additional 10pc

Customs collection falls by 8pc

B RECORDER

CII urged to help promote Pak-India Trade

Business community seeks resolution of issues through parliament

LCCI's dinner at President House today

Low orders for Christmas and New Year: power & gas crises may affect textile exports: Prgmea

Lasbela Chamber chief urges government to impose tax on agriculture income

Karachi's industrial units hit by water Shortages

Frequent power outages adversely affect work at PSQCA's lab

WHT on raw material import: strict conditions imposed on grant of exemption certificates

Visa cases strictly confidential: US Embassy

DAILY EXPRESS

Political stability is disastrous for country’s economy

Confederation of India industry should promote Pak India Trade

CNG Station to remain closed today from 09:00am to 8:00am tomorrow

WHT increased on national saving scheme  

Gas supply Closure every Sunday industrial and captive power


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 08th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Govt ignores LHC order on power tariff cut

Dar’s doubts

Turkey urged to extend customs facilities

Slight drop in reserves

THE NEWS

14 power houses to be set up in four years: PM

Forex reserves decline

Solar power increasingly attracting industrialists

PTA with Turkey crucial for trade: FPCCI

B RECORDER

No concessionary SRO to be issued in fiscal year 2015: APTMA told

K-Electric extends last date for payment of bills

LCCI chief for joint approach to get rid of economic mire

SRB collects Rs 3.23 billion of ST in July

Efforts on to overcome gas theft incidents: SSGC chief

Leather goods' export increases by 11 percent to $621.52 million

Asia's most expensive home per square foot on sale in Hong Kong

FBR agrees to discuss 13 major issues with Aptma

French CG for exchange of more business delegations

Classified by borrowers category: SBP modifies monthly statement of loans

DAILY EXPRESS

Govt failed to achieve economic targets

10% to 15% WHT levied on national savings scheme

Forex reserves Dip by 3 corore 37 lacs dollar

Due to non clearance by customs more than 2000 containers stuck KPT ports


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 07th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

“Strike if govt deprives industry of power”

Asia-Pacific Tax Forum proposed

Agents to collect nominal rates from filers

Pakistan delaying PTA signing: Turkey

Plgmea seeks release of refunds

THE NEWS

PM for removing bottlenecks in Pak-Lanka trade

LNG import likely by year-end, NA told

Political parties urged to create business environment

PM appoints chief economist

‘Multipronged business strategy need of the hour’

LCCI, Chinese body sign MoU

Sindh to provide 250 acres to Japanese firm for industrial units

B RECORDER

Forex regulations: bill tabled to strengthen SBP powers

Classified by borrowers category: SBP modifies monthly statement of loans

Surgical instruments exports fetch $1.35 billion in five years

Clarification

DAILY EXPRESS

We will bring soon trade improvement in Pakistan

PAK India joint business forum will begin today at New Delhi

Business leader Azhar Saeed came in the ground to defend minus one for Mula

Country cannot afford more political instability

8th Pak SMEs forum will be held on 19th August at Karachi 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 06th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Aptma fears bankruptcies due to energy Blues

IMF’s fourth review

Revenue collection rises 3pc

Order reserved on pleas of Gilani, Fahim

THE NEWS

Govt collects Rs15 bn more from power consumers

Vision 2025 sets per capita income at $4,200

Karachi’s water has ‘insufficient’ chlorine

IMF’s review talks begin today

Enhanced trade with France urged

Pakistan to participate in China’s textile exhibition

KCCI alleges Customs of taking bribe for clearance of 2,000 containers

Energy crisis marring textile growth

B RECORDER

New two-tier ST regime for retailers: tax experts seek FBR clarification

Lack of automation for IT deduction at source: GPO incapable to differentiate between filers, non-filers

Energy supply constraints: textile industry's growth being marred: APTMA

Political uncertainty hitting economy: PIAF

Tax evasion Fabric importers to be issued show cause notices

PTA for installation of four RO plants in tannery zone

A needless boast

PMD issues weekly weather forecast

Eighth Pakistan SME Forum to be held on August 19

DAILY EXPRESS

Business community appeals to Thereek Insaf to cancel March

Ordered to form legal frame work for exim bank

Task force has been formed for social safety net program

Daily Jang

GSP Status Trade Deficit reduced to 2.48%


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 05th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

New gas reserves discovered in Sanghar

Inflation surges 7.9pc in July

Discos asked to shift burden of loadshedding on industry

Dar for boosting trade with Italy

SBP reserves slip

Baldia factory: HR body plans action against foreign firm

SHC declares federal legislature competentto enact laws on labour unions

‘City air heavily polluted with lead, cadmium and CO’

THE NEWS

CPI inflation recorded at 7.88pc in July

Forex reserves fall to $14.34bn

‘Withholding sales tax from retailers through electricity bills unpractical’

Japanese buyers eye Pak textiles

‘Desire of unfeasible concessions compounds economic woes’

FPCCI concerned over long holidays

European court to be moved for compensation

B RECORDER

Indo-Pak trade: World Bank decides to release technical grant

Simplified tax system, end SRO culture: PIAF-Founders Alliance's manifesto for LCCI elections

'Unlawful' bank charges, meter rent: MoW&P seeks explanation from KElectric

Forex reserves fall by $110 million

SAI chief criticises long Eid holidays

Uncertainty over WTO trade deal

SHC declares IRA 2012 a valid piece of Legislation

MoTI formulating five-year Textile Policy National Assembly informed

DAILY EXPRESS

Indicators of country economy

Water crisis

Federal commerce minister proposed to setup energy market in south Asia

FPCCI concerns on long holidays for country economy


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 04th-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Overemphasis on additional power generation may also lead to trouble

THE NEWS

Indian commerce minister skips Thimphu meet

Govt set to allow CNG sector to import 600mmcfd LNG

B RECORDER

IPJF meeting: 25-member delegation toleave for India on August 6

DAILY EXPRESS

Holiday over Govt employees will join offices after availing 9 day holiday

Textile factory gutted in landhi

Pakistan economy suffered loss of 35 billion due to EID Holiday

To overcome energy crisis a comprehensive program to be launched

Pakistan crossed over India trade and commerce

Pakistan exports Bangladesh reached to 66 crore dollar 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 03rd-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Karachi at bottom of high inflation cities

IMF wants energy prices raised for environmental reasons

Pakistan may slash sensitive list for LDCs under Safta

Eid holidays cause $355m export loss

THE NEWS

International LNG price falls to $10.575 per MMBtu

Anti-smuggling powers of paramilitary forces extended

Cotton price declines to one-year low

World cotton consumption to rise by 5pc

KCCI seeks rain emergency centres

Failing Board of Revenue

B RECORDER

Power sector to dominate IMF talks

Exceeding budget estimates: foreign inflows stand at $6.67 billion in 2013-14

KCCI criticises poor performance of KMC, KWSB & KE

Government criticised: long holidays hit business activities: MCCI chief

Long Eid holidays hurt exports

DAILY EXPRESS

KCCI stressed needs to establish rain emergency centre in 5 districts

People who wants to remove Tariq Saeed are living fool paradise

Cotton prices reduced to lowest 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 02nd-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

CNG dealers, govt fail to agree on schedule

Losing power

Sindh collects Rs6bn from stamp duty

India says WTO deal still not dead

Sialkot exports rise by record 17.1pc

Indias factory output hits 17-month peak

London property may be haven for dirty Money

THE NEWS

KP govt yet to fix minimum wage for unskilled workers

B RECORDER

Uncertainty grows after India blocks WTO trade deal

Power tariff hike put on hold: public ire Feared

CEO TDAP underscores need for political stability

17.1 percent increase in exports from Sialkot witnessed

Punjab CNG outlets: SNGPL to suspend gas supply from today

DAILY EXPRESS

Sale of biometric verified SIMS begins in country

Decision taken introduce interest free banking

Access to bank accounts by FBR not acceptable

KATI expressed concerns on long EID holydays   

Indian industrial production reached to its peak during 17 months 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 01st-August-2014

DAWN NEWS

Talks for money stashed in Swiss banks to begin this month Dar

Filing tax returns

THE NEWS

Four years needed to bring back $200 bn from Swiss banks Dar

Fire guts garments factory 

B RECORDER

Swiss banks Dar vows to bring back $200 billion

Biometric verification must for new SIMs from today

Pakistan poorest in the region