CPI Inflation Rate (New Base 2015-16) increased by 10.9% on year-on-year basis in May 2021 as compared to an increase of 11.1% in the previous month and 8.2% in May 2020. On month-on-month basis, it increased by 0.1% in May 2021 as compared to an increase of 1.0% in the previous month and a increase […]
At its meeting on 28th May 2021, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to maintain the policy rate at 7 percent. Since its last meeting in March, the MPC was encouraged by the further upward revision in the FY21 growth forecast to 3.94 percent. The MPC noted that this confirms the strength of the broad-based […]
Pakistan reports Current Account Deficit of $200mn for the month of April 2021 as compared to a deficit of US$510mn in April 2020, 61% lower than in Apr20. Through the first 10mths of FY1, CAB remains in surplus of $800mn, a significant turnaround from the $4.7bn deficit during the same period last year. The SBP […]
The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) was presided over by Minister for Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Wednesday received a summary from the Petroleum Division for removal of dividend distribution cap on Mari Gas Company Limited (MPCL) under Gas Pricing Agreement as the company is being considered for privatisation. The ECC of the […]
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to maintain the policy rate at 7 percent. The MPC noted that since the last meeting in November, the domestic recovery has gained some further traction. Most economic activity data and indicators of consumer and business sentiment have shown continued improvement. As a result, there are upside risks to […]
PIA Boeing 777 registration APBMH operating flight islamabad Kuala Lumpur Islamabad is impounded by the Malaysian Authorities in Kuala Lumpur by orders of the court which was approached by the lessor of the aircraft. The leasing company has not been paid the lease amount hence they approached the courts there. PIA managment has not paid […]
Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) revealed the exports from the country increased by 4.98 percent during the first half (H1) of the current fiscal year (2020-21) as compared to the corresponding period of last year. The exports from the country during July-December (2020-21) were recorded at $12.098 billion against the exports of $11.524 billion during […]
Amir Ahmad Hashmi head of Special Technology Zone Authority in a meeting of launch ceremony of Special Technology Zone Authority announced the relaxation of Tax to IT Industries for 10 years.
As per the data released by the SBP, the Pakistan’s Forex Reserves increased by USD 160.60 Million or 0.79% and the total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at USD 20,402.40 Million on Dec 04, 2020.
In a latest tweet from the State Bank of Pakistan, the inward Remittances from overseas Pakistanis into Roshan Digital Account rose to $7.7 million, the highest ever daily amount. To date, total inward remittances into Roshan Digital Account (RDA) have reached $139.4 million, with $81 million invested in Naya Pakistan Certificates.