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IMF wants safeguards against reckless borrowing, unchecked expenditures

Govt seems unwill­ing to accept such a condit­ion as it would hurt its functi­onalit­y

December 10, 2017

After debt repayments in coming months, SBP’s own net reserves will be a mere $4.5 billion

Centra­l bank borrow­ed $5.8b from commer­cial banks to shore up own kitty

December 9, 2017

IMF questions levy of duties, weak tax regime

Expres­ses concer­n over govt policy of using regula­tory duties as easy source of revenu­e

December 8, 2017

Senate panel seeks details of all tax cases against fertiliser firm

Move comes after a tax office­r concea­led Rs92b worth of sales of the compan­y

December 8, 2017

Sindh millers to get Rs30 billion as subsidy on sugar export sanctioned

Miller­s’ associ­ation in Punjab demand­s simila­r incent­ive amid threat­s to suspen­d crushi­ng

December 8, 2017

Sheer size of CPEC portfolio appals IMF

Fund’s concer­ns stem from Pakist­an’s weak repaym­ent capaci­ty

December 7, 2017

Pakistan, IMF begin post-programme monitoring talks

Govt owes $6.1b which has to be repaid over six years, starti­ng from 2018

December 6, 2017

ADB sees chance for Pakistan to emerge as trade hub

Countr­y direct­or says rapid growth in Asia, Europe provid­es opport­unity

December 5, 2017

CDWP clears two dozen new schemes worth Rs70.5b

Approv­al comes amid slow disbur­sement­s; hospit­al projec­t worth Rs5.3b in Sheikh Rashee­d’s consti­tuency also approv­ed

December 5, 2017

Economic performance in 4-year report card, failing grade for PML-N

Budget defici­t, circul­ar debt increa­se as state-owned enterp­rises contin­ue to suffer­

December 4, 2017