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Japan Receives Pakistani Auto Rickshaws

June 19, 2017

It is a common practice to see people in Pakistan importing cars from foreign countries, especially Japan. However, the unexpected has happened, as a local company of Pakistan has started the business of exporting the local auto Rickshaws to Japan. The four stroke CNG autorickshaw has made its way through the markets of Japan. The […]

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Saudi Arabia launches delivery apps to facilitate...

June 12, 2017

Traffic in Saudi Arabia is one of the most prominent issues. It gets worse every year with the extreme weather conditions and that hampers the activity of the common man. During Ramzan, it’s almost impossible for people to leave their houses and go for grocery shopping. One finds these innovations interesting as the nascent tech […]

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According to SECP Investments have increased in...

November 6, 2016

Company Registration Office (CRO) reports Foreign Companies entering the local market. According to the SECP figures of August 2016 ,the highest no of these companies were registered in Islamabad followed by Lahore and Karachi. The SECP also reports that registrations and investments have increased in the following sectors: 1) Auto and Allied construction, 2) Corporate […]

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PTI’s ‘Dharna-preneurship’ vs the Economic slow down

October 29, 2016

PTI’s Dharna-preneurship Dharna is an anti government protest sit-in (non violent process). The PTI Dharna politics aims to reach the masses by highlighting the present government’s corruption scandals, lack of justice and economic policies. It is fair to say that the sit-in culture has existed in Pakistan since Ayub Khan’s time. In 2014 PTI managed […]

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The WorldBank will provide $650 million for...

October 26, 2016

The World bank will provide Pakistan with a development loan worth US $650 million to support projects in education, health, water and disaster sectors of Pakistan. Here is the breakdown. The loans are targetted to develop the infrastructure and governance for a promissing entrepreneurial ecosystem : 1)$200 million would be given for Balochistan Integrated Water […]

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613 new companies were registered in August...

October 25, 2016

The data compiled by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) shows that 613 new companies were registered in Pakistan in August 2016. This shows a 51% increase in business registration compared to August 2015. Following are a few numbers that may help us understand this growth (released by the official press statement) : 1) […]

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Why Punjab needs the ‘ICT Policy 2016’...

October 24, 2016

Information communication technology ( ICT) is amongst the most important economy driving tools at present. The risks and opportunities associated with the global market trends are shaping the economy and employment structures through ICT. Developing economies like Pakistan can only make use of opportunities that ICT offers to create when it has a more concentrated […]

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Japanese companies enlist Pakistan in the top...

October 20, 2016

Japanese companies enlist Pakistan in the top 20 countries for business expansion through investments, a JETRO survey reported. Both the countries have agreed to cooperate in bilateral and trade business to strengthen their ties. Senior officials of Federal Board of Revenue, Ministry of Commerce, Economic Affairs Division, and Ministry of Finance recently got together with […]

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What India has to lose – Questioning...

October 17, 2016

With trade benefits falling into India’s favor primarily, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry has put a ban on trade objectively as the current state between the two countries suggest. Chairman Ahmad Jawad of FPCCI Regional Standing Committee said to the media on Saturday that any prohibition on trade will affect more on […]