Exports increased 5% in first half of fiscal year, 18.31% in Dec

ISLAMABAD: 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, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported. The exports from the

Food shortages amid lockdown

While the prime minister continues to face the heat over not implementing a nationwide lockdown, the government has tightened some restrictions amid the coronavirus crisis as the number of cases keeps rising across the country. As several parts of the

Goods transporters end strike after successful talks with govt

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail on Monday announced that goods transporters have decided to end their strike after holding successful negotiations with the government. Addressing media long with goods transporters leaders at the Mauripur truck stand, the governor said all

Goods traffic suspended as transporters strike enters eighth day

KARACHI: Supplies of freight remained suspended throughout the country on Monday as the strike by freight transporters continued on the eighth consecutive day and the government remains silent to the billions of rupees worth of loss to the economy in

Transporters strike

The countrywide strike by transporters reached the third consecutive day forcing cargo supplies across the country to a halt and increasing the risk of imminent shortages. The transporters have probably realised that a strike is the best remedy to their

Exports in October increased by 9.6%: Hafeez Shaikh

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said that exports of goods in October have increased by 9.6 percent. Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh posted a tweet, “Exports of Goods & Services increased by 9.6% in Oct

IHC bars officials from seizing containers carrying goods

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered the law-enforcement officials not to seize containers carrying goods and foodstuffs. A petition regarding the seizure of containers in the wake of the opposition parties protest was heard by the Chief Justice

Customs seizes smuggled diesel in Balochistan

QUETTA: Officials of the Pakistan Customs has seized 40,000 litres of smuggled diesel in Rakhni area. According to the customs officials, they intercepted three trucks at the Barkhan check-post with the help of Frontier Corps personnel. A Customs spokesman said