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Intricacies of the national budget

Intricacies of the national budget

Whether budgetary conditionalities of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), directives of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), maneuvering of the statesmanship or commonalities of the common man, budget of the pandemic times is a very challenging proposition indeed. So very …

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Budgeting amid uncertainties and aspirations

Budgeting amid uncertainties and aspirations

The federal budget for 2020-21 is set in difficult circumstances with an exceptional degree of uncertainty generated by COVID-19. The economy was already reeling under the sharp slowdown brought on by the macroeconomic adjustment that began last July with accession …

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Budget 2020-21 and sectoral impact

Budget 2020-21 and sectoral impact

The Federal Budget FY21 has an estimated outlay of Rs7,295 billion, 11% lower as compared to last year’s budgeted outlay of Rs8,238 billion. The budget has been slated as a relief budget by the government, where the attempt has been …

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COVID-19 and Pakistan’s economy

COVID-19 and Pakistan’s economy

Before the COVID-19 outbreak, Pakistan’s economy was already struggling to stay afloat but was in no danger of collapse. However, the pandemic has severely impacted the nation’s economy and may virtually push it to the brink of bankruptcy. While almost …

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Review of public debt in Pakistan

Review of public debt in Pakistan

Analysis of Economic Survey FY2019 of Pakistan recorded that the main purpose of public debt management is to make sure that the government’s financing needs are met at the lowest possible cost over the medium to long term, consistent with …

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Corona and Pakistan!!!

corona and Pakistan

The word on the street about New World Order is corona. The pandemic treated all the human beings, objects and economic systems equally and without any distinction of race, color or blood. All those, who stood steadfast during the times …

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