News Clipping - Archives January 2014


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 31st-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

SBP governor bows out

Commercial approval of 15 cotton varieties Sought

Pak-German chamber in the offing

Cheques get more security features

yaseen bows to political pressure

Industry realising efficient energy Consumption

Body constituted to review agriculture tax Laws

Arms licences

THE NEWS

Pakistan among 40 countries risking coups this year: WP

SBP Governor Yaseen goes, Dar feels comfortable

‘PML-N performance on economic revival below par’

Japanese business growth survey ranks Pakistan second in the world

FBR examining businessmen returns for tax directory

SBP’s forex reserves drop to $3.1bn

Pakistani exports to EU likely to reach $2 billion: envoy

Banks asked to tighten security features of cheques

‘Credit card growth low due to SBP regulations’

German firm, Smeda join hands

Point of View

Nadra to validate gun licences till Feb 15

B RECORDER

Yaseen resigns ahead of IMF talks: Wathra to be acting governor

Forex reserves slip below $8 billion

Trade with India: Pakistan may protect agriculture sector by inking accord

Trade, security and education: HC reiterates UK commitment to assist Pakistan

EPZA shows impressive performance during first half of fiscal year 2014Export Processing Zones

To add 25 MMCFD gas: SSGCL to connect Zarghoon Field with main pipeline on March 15

SBP decides to prescribe additional security features for cheques

Implementation of WTO rules to boost Indo-Pak trade: Indian HC

GSP Plus status to help keep youths out of extremists' clutches: National Assembly Speaker

Loadshedding adversely affects activities of small businesses in city

BMZ urges need to adopt power and gas conservation plan

Licences to CNG stations: IHC seeks report from Ogra

DAILY JANG 

Cost of LPG Reduced by Rs 5/- per Kg

OGRA Recommended to reduce cost of Petrol

Foreign Exchange reserves will rise up to 10 million US$

DAILY EXPRESS

Due to energy saving programmed 55 industries got benefit of Rs 9.2 core   


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 30th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Investment to be encouraged in industrial estate

Consultations on market access to India begin today

Rs1.09 power tariff hike notified

THE NEWS

Delhi air ‘not as bad’ as Beijing

Nepra increases power tariff by Rs1.08 per unit

Foreign exchange reserves to be in double digits by March: Dar

Pakistan, US discuss cooperation in energy sector

FBR to upgrade sales tax registration system

‘Pakistan imports crude oil worth $15 billion

Heimtextil proves to be a success for Pakistani exporters

Govt urged to take cautious approach

SSGC succeeds in reducing UFG levels

Investment to be encouraged in industrial estate

B RECORDER

Power tariff raised by Rs 1.08 per unit

Trade with India: Aptma urges government to adopt cautious approach

Delay in clearance of refund claims irks Traders

Rs 21.8 per unit tariff: Discos collecting 25 percent tax on bills for government

European Union: speakers fear terrorism, energy crisis may hit exports

NDMA to boost bilateral trade between India, Pakistan

DIG CIA Police agrees to set up antiextortion cell at KCCI

SSGC succeeds in reducing UfG levels

Misuse of investment scheme: FBR collecting data of units set up after July 1, 2011

DAILY JANG

SSGC succeeds in reducing UFG levels


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 29th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Discouraging banking

OICCI upbeat on investment

Global FDI flows rise 11pc

Rs200bn lost to traffic congestion every year’

THE NEWS

Gas theft down for the first time in five years, claims SSGC

Foreigners to inject $3bn in Pak economy: OICCI

Proposals sought to remove SROs disparities

Pakistani, Indian trade leaders pledge to strengthen ties

Regional supply chains in textile trade urged

Point of View

B RECORDER

EU asking Pakistan to grant MFN status to India: Fazl

Maiden meeting held: Dar urges body to review SROs with an open mind

FICCI to hold 'The India Show' at Lahore in February

Commercial sections must be activated to enhance exports: SCCI President

MCCI hails resumption of Pak-US strategic dialogue

Research report reveals: traffic congestion cost to swell to $7.85 billion in next 10 years

KCCI finalises programme for prebudget Moot

Stock market is not the economy?

Dar known to be economical with truth

DAILY JANG

 Pakistan can increase its market share by increasing exports to Libya

 Overseas companies are positive towards investment in Pakistan

 O.C.C.I are annoyed with Sindh & Punjab revenue board

Country economy facing loss of Res 200 Billion Due to pressure on Traffic   


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 28th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

The missing prime minister

Pak-US trade to get special focus

LPG prices reduced

Petrol price unlikely to decline

THE NEWS

UK-Pakistan trade targets top priority: British envoy 

24-hour CNG shutdown

Investors fret over delayed upfront tariff

Chinese keen to invest in textile sector

LPG down by Rs10 per kg

‘Balance of payments crisis to persist over next nine months’

B RECORDER

US praises economic potential: ''strategic dialogue'' begins

One percent 'further tax': experts question FBR clarification

LCCI raises membership fees

EU conventions of GSP Plus status: PIAF, Punjab labour department to create awareness about labour rights

FPCCI welcomes resumption of Pak-US strategic dialogue

Dastgir to address MCCI's meeting Today

SNGPL cuts UfG losses by 2 percent in two years

Site area to get improved gas supply by March: Miftah

Implementation of 27 UN conventions Begins Gas pricing

ECC meets today: ban on CNG cylinders may be lifted

LPG price reduced by Rs 10 per kg

DAILY JANG

 In future attention would be given towards Pak-US trade Mical Dodman

US $ stands stable

Law enforcing agencies failed to achieve set targets


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 27th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Apathy towards labour

EU can contribute to protecting human rights in Pakistan’

Renewed interest in mergers and Acquisitions

THE NEWS

Power theft

SBP autonomy

Trade can’t be delinked from other issues: FO

Industry weighs in

‘We do not want to defer trade talks till the Indian elections


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 26th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

MFN status for India on the cards

Discouraging banking

Walmart lays off 2,300 workers

THE NEWS

Pakistan needs seven percent growth rate for survival: FPCCI

Water availability stressed for power sector

Exports’ diversification stressed

Saarc official for freer trade with India

Wal-Mart cuts 2,300 jobs

B RECORDER

Trade suffered a lot due to sit-ins, strike

Industrial units in Site face low gas Pressure

Military action against terrorism : FPCCI welcomes government decision

'Operative' but non-filers: FBR compiles list of major units

Textile ministry likely to be restored Soon

Wal-Mart cuts 2,300 jobs at Sam's Club

GSP plus opportunity: value-added textile industry begins reaping benefits

Karachi LTU may suffer Rs 110 billion revenue shortfall

Leather, textile made-ups: supplies chargeable to five percent ST: FBR

DAILY EXPRESS

To get benefit of GSP+ 5 billion rupees tuff scheme must be implemented 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 25th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Terrorists, govt and FBR

Strike, sit-ins cause Rs12bn trade loss in Karachi

Repatriation of dollars exceeds inflows

Smart Meters

THE NEWS

More on SBP governor’s easing out of office

25pc gas quota restored for hosiery sector

Karachi strike causes $400 million losses: FPCCI

IMF to change venue for second review

Notices issued to property, vehicles owners

Overstaying trade diplomats being recalled

Netherlands for improving bilateral trade

‘Private sector realising women’s importance

Captive power plants cause Rs350 billion loss

Pakistan to participate at Texworld Paris

FIA restrained from arresting TDAP’s former secretary

B RECORDER

Negative lists to be slashed: 'Prime Minister to take army leadership into confidence'

Ordinance promulgated to overcome gas theft

Industrial, trading activities badly hit by Strike

Pak-India trade: NDMA agreement may not yield desired results: LCCI

APCNGA blames CPPs for power, gas Loadshedding

Chinese firms all set to invest in textiles

Strike paralyses life in Karachi

FBR needs structural reforms: chambers

GSP+ opportunity: value-added textile exporters propose 6-point agenda

License to purchase raw materials: chemical manufacturers seek one window facility

Current A/C: important indicator

Power shortfall reduces to 2,600 Megawatts


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 24th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Loss of passport

Misleading labels

Urban poverty on the rise

Transit system at borders to boost trade

Facebook to die out by 2017, say experts

Ordinance promulgated to check gas theft

CNG stations closure notified

The last date 31st January 2014 will remain thesame for renewal computerization of old weaponlicense

THE NEWS

Pakistan asks India to allow 250 additional items through Wagah

Why did the SBP governor resign?

Pakistan likely to get a boost in textile exports to EU under GSP Plus

Forex reserves drop to $8.1bn

Chinese team visits Aptma

Border management system at Wagah demanded

B RECORDER

Domestic consumers: secretary commerce says: ''stop gas or raise tariff''

Forex reserves fall by $149 million

Textile exports: growth a pleasant sign for ailing economy: PTEA 

Industrial policy in next two months: Private sector in auto field to be

LCCI calls for early implementation of border management system at Wagha

Chinese trade delegation meets APTMA Punjab chief

POL products: government urged to formulate National Fuel Consumption Policy

Sit-ins against Mastung killing: trade suffers Rs 2.5 billion loss

 OICCI perception, investment Survey 2013 to be launched

All undertakings/companies: provisions of Competition Law applicable: DGCCP

DAILY JANG

Country cannot progress without business community

PRGEMA to hold expo in Mumbai

A new industrial Zone will be established at bin Qasim 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 23rd-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Punjab expects $10bn investment in coal Plants

Improved energy supply boon for textile Sector

Musharraf gave cardiologist Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 2005

Country’s soft image

Strike call for Friday over killings

THE NEWS

SBP governor leaves for Singapore after resignation

Foreign investors urging govt to relax PPRA rules’

MSA, PCG given Customs powers to prevent smuggling

Manufacturers should focus on energy saving

KCCI welcomes PICT decision

Pakistan, US leaders agree to further strengthen ties

‘Energy supply to textile units help increase exports

Point of View

B RECORDER

Rupee appreciated against dollar due to textile sector growth'

THE RUPEE: minor changes

Ogra being pressurised to approve 500,000 new gas connections

Low water releases by India: Pakistan faces Rs 4.6 billion loss in NJHP electricity

KESC tariff slashed by 7 paisa per unit

Terminals unable to ensure 100 percent containers' scanning

Cotton market: rates ease amid modest Trading

Transporters' strike halts trade activities: PICT agrees to waive 100 percent demurrage on cargoes

LTU Islamabad: FBR revises powers, jurisdiction of IR Commissioners Transfers and postings in FBR

MPS: misplaced optimism


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 22nd-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Textile, leather sectors seek govt Assistance

SBP’s deputy governor

Govt to improve ease of doing business

Power tariff for Karachi cut by 7 paisa

CNG stations closed for 24 hours

THE NEWS

FBR orders course correction facing revenue shortfall

Nepra lowers tariff for KE consumers

No payment, no refund system demanded

Point of View

‘Illegal supply causing gas crisis

PRGMEA holds textile show in India

B RECORDER

SBP may allow physical import of dollar

Pakistan, India inch forward towards 500 megawatts power deal

Improved energy supply: textile exports surge by 20 percent in December: S M Tanveer

Capitalising on GSP+ status: textiles exporters urge government to introduce soft import policy

Textile, other mega sectors: RTO Lahore recovers Rs 285 million from defaulting units

India, Pakistan need to take steps to boost trade: Kher

GSP+ status: where is TDAP's 'help Desk

Business leaders greet Khurram Dastagir

Poor capacity: key sectors'' audit not done properly


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 21st-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

No Taxes, No FBR

Corporate Watch

KCA Opposes Fee Hike Proposal

Gold Import Banned For 30 Days

Solar geysers 

Good idea — but

THE NEWS

Access to bank accounts of non-filers

New agreements termed august for Indo-Pak trade

No petrol, diesel in cans, bottles

B RECORDER

SNGPL and SSGC told to start collecting GIDC

Pakistani, Indian business communities favour bilateral trade: FCCI

GSP + benefit: PIAF stresses need for extraordinary measures

Pak-India commerce ministers' meeting: business community welcomes 'successful' talks

Car registration, WHT deduction: provincial E&T departments linked with FBR databank

LCCI urges government to devise policy to get benefit of GPS+ status


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 20th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Travellers’ forex limit

KESC is now K-Electric

Awaiting logistic turnaround

Caveats in EU duty concessions

THE NEWS

Discount on KWSB dues payment till March 31

B RECORDER

Sales tax evasion: landmark LHC verdict

30-day ban on gold import likely

Business community demands uniform power tariff

MCCI concerned over unchanged policy Rate

MPS perches on dollar inflow prospects

24-hours CNG closure notified


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 18th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Industrialists for combined treatment Plants

State Bank leaves policy rate unchanged

FDI falls by 27pc in six months

Large-scale manufacturing expands by 5.23pc

Steps urged to overcome energy shortage

THE NEWS

Shortfall in tax revenues, circular debt threats to economy: SBP

The state of the economy

SBP keeps discount rate unchanged at 10 percent

Hussain hints at costly energy

KTBA seeks investment scheme for all set ups

Wal-Mart case seen a key test in struggle over labour rights

B RECORDER

SBP keeps policy rate unchanged at 10 percent on likely dollar inflows

Tax measures add to existing taxpayers'''''''' woes

Rupee to be under pressure again

TDAP to hold WEXNEXT expo for women from March 21

GSP Plus status 6,274 tariff lines are Eligible

MPS: Highlights

PTA for withdrawal of recent SROs

Consumer items: two percent extra ST could have serious implications for trade

Garment factories: textile bodies, FCCI protest against suspension of gas

FPCCI greets Dastagir as Commerce Minister

Gas load management: 2012 policy being violated with impunity


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 17th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Wapda companies allowed 10pc hike in Tariff

President swears in new ministers

SBP paints bleak picture

Export industry for special status

India may soften visa curbs

Pakistan, India may allow bank branches

Advance in cure for blindness

THE NEWS

Ahmad likely to join SBP as deputy governor

Bajwa directs recovery of fake refunds

Aptma slams power outages

SBP’s forex reserves improve

B RECORDER

Discount rate may stay unchanged: MPS today

Pakistan, India discuss ways to enhance trade ties

JUI-F joins federal cabinet: three ministers‚ one state minister sworn in

Power tariffs raised by Rs 1.01 per unit

Economic zone vital to draw benefit from GSP+ status: Motiwala

Exporters seek zero-rated regime for value added sector

Aptma slams eight hours' power Loadshedding

Duty, tariff concessions: customs wing Restructured

The SBP report: a timely warning

Forex reserves up by $267 million

Listed companies: SECP amends procedure for issuance of dividends

Saeed Khan to be appointed SBP deputy governor


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 16th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

IHC issues contempt notice to minister

SBP projects economic growth rate of 3- 4pc

July-Dec trade deficit shrinks

THE NEWS

Economy to remain sluggish this year: SBP

Tax directory to be released on Feb 15: Dar

Trade deficit reduced to $9.032bn

CNG shutdown tomorrow

B RECORDER

Gas allocation: higher priority to power producers, industry advocated

''''We''''ve to be ready for surgical operation,'''' Dar tells traders

Energy shortages, law & order: GSP+ opportunity may squander Rupee stability expected

Iftikhar Qutab assumes charge of Member FBR

South Asian Business Leaders Conclave from today: FPCCI chief leads 65-member delegation to India 

Dar: delicate dilemma

Make dollar available at Rs 106, Dar asks forex companies

Inputs used in export goods'' making: duty drawback rates not revised

Khaqan issued contempt of court notice

Abu Dhabi to give foreigners freehold property titles

Customs value for Chinese formic acid revised


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 14th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS 

Credit card security

Karachi cheapest city in Pakistan

SECP amends code of governance

IHC order about CNG creates confusion

Hong Kong seeks travel ban on PIA plane

THE NEWS

FBR’s National Tax Directory to come out on March 31

Body formed to identify concessionary SROs

‘No steps taken to recover Rs128bn from fraudsters’

SECP approves amendments to code of governance

India inflation likely to ease

Experts urge entrepreneurs to motivate workers

Pakistani team to attend SAARC conclave in India

Indian HC suggests new horizons for enhancing trade

B RECORDER

Textile lining material: new customs value fixed

Industrial policy: consultative process in progress: Jatoi

HC designate to South Africa vows to present Pakistan's soft image

APTMA hails plan to reduce UfG losses

FBR to make public details of 0.85 million filers

India anti-graft party shelves foreign supermarket entry into Delhi

Layoffs in foreign trade missions

Pak-India trade talks today


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 13th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Trade talks with India resume tomorrow

Between hope and fear

Export trends under EU’s trade preference 

Appetite for investment

THE NEWS

GSP Plus status will help increase country’s exports: Shahbaz


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 12th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Karachi’s inflation lowest in December

Pakistan assures IMF Rs500 bn tax exemptions will go

KCCI to hold pre-budget seminar on 18th

B RECORDER

CNG stations to remain closed tomorrow

Lower FED, ST payments: FBR analysing data of top companies, exporters

Monitoring shipping lines' activities: KCCI chief proposes to set up autonomous body


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 11th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Minister decries court order to reopen CNG Stations

Overseas Pakistanis remit $7.8bn in six Months

Ahsan wants economy to stand on its feet

Local car sales improve

CNG stations, transport strike

THE NEWS

IMF expresses concern over money whitening schemes

CNG station owners, transporters announce indefinite strike from today

Remittances rise to $7.79 billion

Gas crisis to ease in March: minister

Wazir made LTU Karachi chief commissioner

Govt expanding economic pie for high tax collection’

SECP registers 415 new firms in December

Industrial growth to create jobs: experts

KCCI rejects issuing taxpayers’ directory

Point of View

B RECORDER

Fiscal Year 2014 revenue position: US embassy asks FBR for briefing

Government committed to steering country out of energy crisis: Iqbal

LCCI website re-launched

Transfers, postings in FBR

 $2 billion investment in textile industry: Punjab government, Chinese group sign MoU

CNG stations'' closure: APCNGA, KTI to go on strike from today

Petition against suspension of CNG supply dismissed


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 10th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Govt ends Pak-Afghan trade in rupee

Cotton prices rise amid strong demand

THE NEWS

FBR launches crackdown against 153 units

Lack of financial inflows push SBP reserves down

Online real estate market on the rise

Equal economic rights for women urged

B RECORDER

Energy, textile sectors: Chinese company announces $2 billion investment

Forex limit for each passenger reduced to $5,000: exports to Afghanistan to be in dollars

Regional states: government seeks to enhance trade ties: minister

PTEA hopes $1 billion foreign orders from Heimtextil fair

Proper supply of power, gas: 'textile exports may be doubled in next five years'

Pakistan Chapter: Malik re-elected Saarc-CCI VP fourth time

Cotton output likely to cross 13 million Bales

Trade, industry: PIAF sets up five bodies to facilitate interaction with associations

JANG NEWS 

Heim Textile 2014 become attractive event for Pakistani exporters 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 09th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Acute water scarcity in country: report

Production cost of cement may go up after gas cess

LNG to be imported from Yemen

Cold wave intensifies in Sindh

CNG stations closure extended by a day

THE NEWS

Drug prices pushed up by 20 to 80pc despite govt orders

24-hour CNG closure now a 48-hour one

‘Pakistan must improve energy mix to overcome crisis’

Industry’s appetite for bank advances expected to grow

Upfront high tariff power production opposed

Employers’ Federation election held

Textile exports could be doubled in 5 years: Aptma

Point of View

B RECORDER

THE RUPEE: dollar at Rs 106 on open Market

Import and supply: sales tax on fabrics reduced to three percent

Sindh CNG stations to stay shut for 48 hours from today

Cold weather breaks 30 years' record

Exporters perturbed at government's inaction to capitalise on GSP plus status

TDAP to hold WEXNET-2014 exhibition in March

CM Punjab, Chinese team discuss cooperation in textile, garments sectors

Miftah appointed special assistant to Prime Minister


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 08th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

SSGCL, SNGPL want increase in tariff

FBR seeks review of judgment on fuel levy

Direct vs indirect tax

Free access to EU

Lint prices undergo correction

Return form for amnesty scheme notified

THE NEWS

Dar takes giant step by publishing Tax Directory next month

GSP Plus: opportunities and challenges

Risk of dying from cancer down 20 percent: US study

New road tax on petrol and diesel to raise Rs20 bn

SSGC seeks surge in gas tariff by Rs52

Textile exports likely to rise by $3bn

B RECORDER

Special procedure for ST registration to be amended

Pharmaceutical companies all set to raise prices by 15 percent

SHC seeks comments on TDAP official's plea

IT-6 form for TY 2008-12: FBR facilitates new taxpayers for Prime Minister's scheme

Limit on banks' exposure to real estate


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 07th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

GSP Plus status

Closure of trade missions to save Rs500m

Labour laws compliance a must to take advantage of GSP Plus

THE NEWS

Govt urged not to give MFN status to India

India admits its coal plants causing fog inside Pakistan

The GSP Plus status

‘Govt to finalise five-year plan by 31st

SNGPL seeks hefty raise in gas tariff

Body to resolve Pak-Russia trade disputes

‘Financing limit not applicable on govt housing projects’

‘Pakistan, India ready to upgrade infrastructure at border

Lesco’s promise to Aptma

B RECORDER

Old CNG outage schedule restored in Sindh

FBR to publish tax directory of MPs

Pak-American Trade Expo-2014: women entrepreneurs decide to take part

Interaction on monthly basis to promote trade: LCCI, Indian HC agree to evolve new mechanism

GIDC rate on industrial sector raised: government likely to collect Rs 120 billion in 2013-14

Ambassador designate to Indonesia assures full support to KCCI

ILO's 'Better Work Program':'nonimplementation may lead to loss of export orders' ties

15-year-old financial disputes: Dar for removing impasse in Pak-Russia trade

Data disclosure: FTO recommendation pending action

Luxurious vehicles: FBR's targeted action helps recover tax

Uninterrupted power supply: Lesco responds positively to Aptma demand

The two editorials

10 percent exposure limit: SBP exempts government housing schemes


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 06th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

No public hearing for gas price hike

Economy in a crucial year

THE NEWS

Fatemi to monitor cut in Pak missions, two-month deadline given

‘Govt-exporter trust deficit must be removed’

B RECORDER

ATIR turns down ACIR decision: harsh actions against taxpayer termed unlawful

PTEA seeks release of exporters' refund Claims


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 05th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Poor planning leads to hike in fuel prices

PM’s incentives mobilise dollars

THE NEWS

‘Political stability drawing more investment to Pakistan

Labour productivity growth of many sectors declining: APO

Pak-EU business forum proposed

Poor planning leads to hike in fuel prices

B RECORDER


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 04th-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Nepra announces tariff relief

Dairy farmers oppose garment city

Garments city land acquisition stayed

THE NEWS

50pc hike in power tariff on the cards

FBR disallows sales tax exemption to export units

Mövenpick Hotel makes inroads in Pakistan

Real estate concerned over SBP decision

‘Govt ignoring local industrialists’

Experts anticipate rupee to trade near Rs114

PHMA slams SNGPL for discriminatory treatment

ICAC expects world cotton area to decline

Govt decisions causing problems for manufacturers: experts

B RECORDER

Power tariff hike in October 13: commitments with IMF not kept, acknowledges government

52 Karachi units: ST zero-rating on gas ends: FBR

International travelling: NTN may be made mandatory for carrying forex

Jilani emphasises diplomatic outreach to boost Pak-US ties

Business-friendly policies of chief minister Punjab appreciated

LCCI, FCCI agree to work jointly on KBD construction

Give people at least either gas or power during cooking hours: LHC

Prime Minister's amnesty scheme: efforts on to increase revenue, broaden tax base: FBR

'Hello 2014': Emirates announces special fares

There's never any light nor any end?

GSP+ status: Sartaj hails Sweden Support

SNGPL defying government decision: PHMA


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 03rd-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Reserves jump

Nepra approves 27 paisa hike in power Tariff

THE NEWS

Nepra okays 27 paisas raise in power tariff

Big axe falls on Pakistani missions

SBP’s forex reserves improve

‘Lack of planning impedes industrial growth’

Listed firms asked to file records

LCCI hails ordinance on power theft

Point of View

Present cold wave subsides, another to arrive in few days

CNG stations, transporters threaten indefinite strike

B RECORDER

Real estate sector: banks restricted to 10 percent exposure

Fuel adjustment: 27 paisa per unit hike in Discos'' tariff approved

Steps being taken to resolve energy issue: chief minister Punjab

LPG price, supply and demand: minister convenes meeting today

Impact of tax policy measures, exemptions to be highlighted: Economic Survey 2013-14

Two percent extra tax: manufacturing sector concerned at SRO 896 (I)/2013

Forex reserves move up by $431 million

APCNGA, KTI to go on strike

ST collection shows 22.8 percent growth during July-December

Additional gas meant for entire exportoriented textile industry: APTMA

Registrar of Companies, Enforcement Department: SECP cautions listed companies to file two accounts separately


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 02nd-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

Cess on gas consumers revived

Pak Suzuki raises prices

Bullish income despite low growth rate

India aims to woo foreign investors

Inflation eases to 9.18pc

Saudi morality police may relax rules on prayer times: paper

Another 48-hour CNG closure announced

Computerised arms licence date extended

THE NEWS

KESC allowed to shutdown three generation units

Inflation at 9pc in Dec

Suzuki car prices rise by up to Rs20,000

SNGPL urged to stop discrimination

PTA seeks tax refund claims

India to focus on foreign investors’

Point of View

Another 48-hour CNG shutdown

B RECORDER

Import of 340 additional items from Saarc states: tariff concessions Announced

Government approves huge raise in GIDS

Facilitating Indian imports into Pakistan through Wahgah: Pakistan looking for reduction in NTBs by India

FIA detects over Rs 2.7 billion power, gas theft

Mövenpick Hotels takes over management of Sheraton Karachi

Importable items from India: PIAF asks government to cut down negative list

Indian rupee falls on first trading day of 2014

Site Superhighway Association seeks police support

SSGC supplying less gas: industrialists postpone protest on MD's assurance

India aims to throw open doors wider to foreign investors

LCCI urges SNGPL to shun discrimination against textile sector

Three-day international labour convention to be held in Lahore

CPI inflation in December up by 9.18 Percent

GSP+ prospects and distribution of gas: Prgmea challenges Aptma ''hegemony''

FBR decides to amend customs baggage rules


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE 01st-Jan-2014

DAWN NEWS

SNGPL seeks 800pc rise in connection Charges

LPG prices down, but not for consumers

Rupee lost 8pc vs dollar in 2013

No respite from rising cost of living

Govt urged to revisit Economic Reforms Act 1992

Mamnoon for steps to utilise GSP Plus

THE NEWS

BD factory owners to face homicide charges

Businesses need sustainable transformation for growth

‘GSP Plus status to revive Pakistan’s exports

Tanners reject gas supply curtailmenta

SSGC’s shortfall surges

Mamnoon for steps to utilise GSP Plus

B RECORDER

Exports to EU may soar 29 percent

President for taking maximum advantage of GSP + status

Data reveals discrepancy in trade deficit Figures

South African market: businessmen urged to avail of opportunities

MCCI urges government to stimulate value-addition in textiles

Clause103B: Conditional tax exemption cannot have retrospective effect: LHC

Black economy: no worthwhile measures taken to widen tax base

Bangladesh orders arrest of factory owners for deadly fire

Traders not optimistic about peace, stability in new year

LPG price slashed by Rs 20 per kg

POL products'' prices to remain Unchanged