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Food for thought for food regulators

Food for thought for food regulators

Webinar on ‘Halal Industry in Pakistan: Potential and Challenges’ organised very recently by the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), has rightly pointed out that the volume of global Halal food trade is more than $3 trillion …

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Digitilization trends in agriculture

Digitilization trends in agriculture

The Punjab government deserves some commendation for initiating a digital solution to strengthen its wheat monitoring and regulation mechanism, and to prevent hoarding and price hike. According to a report published in local English daily, the Punjab Information Technology Board …

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Addressing CSR a serious matter now

Addressing CSR a serious matter now

Pakistan is passing through an unprecedented crisis and being a Third World Country it is impossible to control the pandemic with the available government means. In a time of such devastation, entrepreneurs of goodwill and generosity should get united, regardless …

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Budget 2020-21: a critical view

Budget 2020-21: a critical view

The budget proposals for 2020-2021, prepared by the Adviser on Finance and Revenue, Dr. Hafeez Shaikh — against the backdrop of potentially the biggest public health emergency and economic downturn in generations — and presented on the floor of the …

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Towards understanding Takaful

Towards understanding Takaful

As we are set to transform Pakistan in to Riyasat-i-Madina there is a need to discuss the future of Islamic Financial Institutions (IFI), specifically Takaful. Islamic finance has developed mainly in two sectors i.e. Islamic banking and Islamic insurance (Takaful). …

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Solving the poultry puzzle

Solving the poultry puzzle

Exports play an important role in a country’s economy, influencing the level of economic growth, employment and the balance of payments. The fundamental relation between economic growth and exports has long been a subject of discussion and debate among economists, …

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Can we afford to wait for the dam?

Can we afford to wait for the dam

Fund raising for Diamer-Bhasha Dam is fine but instead of waiting — at least for a decade, for its commissioning without exploring other options sounds incomprehensible. Something must be done as soon as possible to respond to the looming water …

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Mini budget – a boon for the non-filers

Mini budget – a boon for the non-filers

There is a general consensus among the business community that the PTI government should have taken Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and other stakeholders on board before announcing the Supplementary Finance Bill. They, very rightly argue …

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Why not sign another Pakistan-China FTA?

Why not sign another Pakistan-China FTA?

The first phase of 10-year Pakistan-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) executed in 2007 failed in achieving the desired results because the Agreement did not take into account the ground realities. Therefore, at present, the exports of Pakistan to China stands …

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