Pakistan has no fear of default, says Ayesha Ghaus Pasha.
Finance Minister thanked the President ADB for support provided over the years.
Dar ruled out the possibility of a default on Pakistan's debt.
How worried should we be about Pakistan's economy?
PM lauds his team's efforts on successful SCO, UNGA visits.
Federal Minister Ishaq Dar vows to revive economy
Nominated Finance Minister reached Pakistan on Monday.
The local currency appreciated by Rs3.02 against the greenback.
The local currency appreciated by Rs2.63 against the greenback.
Ishaq Dar could return to Islamabad with Shehbaz Sharif.
Pakistan's economy is forecast to slow to 3.5% in fiscal year (FY) 2023.
The Finance Minister said that imports of auto parts will be made easier.
The IMF agreed to extend the programmer by a year.
Pakistan has sent back the signed letter of intent (LoI) to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Federal government will impose a levy of Rs10 on petrol and Rs5 on diesel from September 1: sources
Bolstering exports and agriculture will also benefit the poor segments of the society: FM
Saudi Arabia has extended support multiple times to Pakistan.
Government plans amendment in Finance Bill through an ordinance.
Whether the U.S. economy is heading for a recession got more difficult to answer Friday.
Import of only export supporting items can be considered to be allowed: FM
Masses are facing difficulties at bus terminals across the country including Punjab.
MoF, SBP highlight economic challenges
This represents a growth of about 10 %.
Rupee to see improvement 'in next two weeks', Miftah Ismail says
Sheikh Rashid said the country is going through worst economic and political crisis.
Policies will be instituted to bring inclusive and sustainable growth: Finance Minister
Fitch Ratings downgraded the outlook on Pakistan's credit rating to negative last week.
Ahsan Iqbal said the PML-N government put the Punjab province on the track of sustainable progress
The meeting will be attended by the economic team and top officials related to the economy.
Trade fundamentals corrected as result of measures taken by Govt over last few months: Miftah
Finance Minister vows to keep imports, Current Account Deficit under control.
Fitch sees considerable risks to its implementation of IMF program.
'PTI borrowed 20,000 billion but did not add a single megawatt of electricity to the national grid'
Agreement has been inked to complete the 7th and 8th reviews of Pakistan's Extended Fund Facility
An original $6 billion bailout package was signed by former prime minister Imran Khan in 2019
Imran said transparent elections are the need of the hour to protect Pakistan from further harm.
MEFP is a prerequisite for paving the way for moving towards striking a staff-level agreement.
The real budget is yet to be presented, which will worsen the conditions: Sheikh Rashid
Farrukh said that the current government has destroyed the economy of Pakistan.
PTI has no respect for democracy and is pursuing the politics of dividing the society: Sherry
IMF had refused to release the loan tranche before budget: Shaukat Tarin
President Lahore Chamber has also announced to support the government move.
Commerce ministry proposes to import wheat from Russia in exchange for potatoes
Govt increases petrol price by Rs24.03 per litre
Economic stability not possible without political stability
Govt took difficult decisions and will continue to do so, says Miftah Ismail
Imran Khan jeopardising Pakistan's attempts to fix its economy
Skyrocketing global fuel prices prompted govt to raise oil, gas prices: PM Shehbaz
IMF to release $900 million when Pakistan removes fuel price caps
He said that big decisions will be made by May 31.
Officials are seeking an extension to the programme through to June 2023.
Abbasi said that we are taking decisions for the betterment of Pakistan.
Government members will deliberate on different options to steer the country out of crisis.
Imran Khan says warned about economic tailspin in case of ouster
The minister said that he is a political workers and does not believe in arrest of opponents.
Miftah created ambiguity regarding petrol and diesel prices
Pakistan, UAE agree to strengthen bilateral economic cooperation
The overall budget deficit stood at 3.6 percent of GDP in the same period of the last financial year
The current account balance is a key figure for Pakistan's economy.
Imran Khan govt added Rs 20,000bn to country’s debt, claims Miftah Ismail
Growth in South Asia, already uneven and fragile, will be slower than previously projected
Hammad Azhar said Pakistan tackled the heinous impacts of coronavirus very smartly.
Loan received from Kazakhstan and Russia will be spent on ML-1 project: sources
Increase in IT exports provided stability to economy: Finance Minister
The next ten years will help reduce income disparity: Tarin
He hoped that businesses and employers will share these gains with their workforce.
Government's three years are an economic success story: PM Imran
Shaukat Tarin said the country’s economy is growing stronger
The IMF demanded Pakistani authorities to take immediate action to do more to devalue the green back
Ministers will also be directed to work alongside local administration.
There is price hike today because of rising prices of commodities in the international market: Fawad
"$20bn current account deficit was great achievement for those who wanted to escape."
The global economy is projected to grow 6.0 percent in 2021: IMF
The advisor pointed out that our economy was moving in the right direction
Government needs to work on economic growth instead of stabilization: Finance Minister
We have to get rid of experiments like Imran Khan: PPP Chairman
PPP has always lived up to its promise of providing of basic necessities of public: Bilawal
He said PML-N govt artificially maintained the value of Rupee against Dollar during its tenure.
The finance minister expressed the hope to achieve a target of revenue collection up to Rs 4700bn
He said GDP has registered 3.94 percent growth during current financial year
No alliance can function with lack of trust: Shahid Khaqan
The report said there is a possibility of higher growth rates in the future
He said the country was badly in debt when PTI came to power
The Finance Minister said the tax rates will not be increased
Clear policy of government of Imran Khan to put the economy on sustainable growth path: Asad
The SBP governor said that the monetary policy is fully supporting the economic growth
He said the government is ensuring quality and sustained growth.
PTI elites are robbing the country with both hands: PPP Chairman
If the pace continues five percent economic growth is expected next year: Tarin
PM attributes estimated 3.94% GDP growth to success of govt policies
Bilawal lambasts PTI government’s poor economic planning
Pandemic dealt serious damage to economy, public must be given relief: Finance Minister
FBR did a good job but some cases of harassment were also reported: Shaukat Tarin
The country recently launched triple-tranch Euro bonds raising UD$ 2.5 billion
The minister said suggestions presented during the meeting would be accorded due considerations.
PM directs utilizing out of box solutions to provide relief to masses
He said the World Bank had always been a source of support in pursuing reform agenda
Tarin said only solution to economic problems is to bring GDP growth to at least 6 to 7 percent.
The IMF has projected Pakistan’s fiscal adjustment at a staggering Rs 1.7 trillion
The foreign exchange reserves had almost finished and the existing around US $7 to US $8 billion
The discussion at the meeting focused on the impact of the pandemic on the economies of the region
Imran Khan did unprecedented work to uplift the economy: Sheikh Rashid
The public external debt rose 3.3 percent
We are working to live up to the expectations of the people: Hafeez
Deferment in payments will help government to reduce its fiscal deficit.
New IPPs agreement will help save Rs 800 billion: Dr Hafeez Shaikh
Provinces showed a surplus of Rs 255 billion in first six months of FY.
The U.S. economy contracted in 2020 at its deepest pace since World War Two.
The ratio of country’s exports had become almost zero
Monthly inflation based on the CPI, decelerated to 8 percent on year-on-year (YoY) basis in Dec 2020
The new prices are to be effective for the next 15 days.
The adviser said that the non-textile sector exports are also showing healthy growth.
Pakistan adopted policy of smart lockdown: Asad Umar
The Adviser said this was the highest export ever in the previous month of December 2020.
Sialkot, Faisalabad facing labor shortage due to increased industrial activity: Hafeez Sheikh
For current fiscal year so far, surplus stands at $1.6 billion: Imran Khan
SMEs are an important component of economy: PM Imran
Growth in October was at 6.66 percent
Government is working to provide every possible facility to public: Shibli Faraz
ADB has also revised growth projections for South Asia from -6.8% to -6.1% for the year 2020.
Sugar is being sold at a national average of 81 rupees per kilogram: PM Imran Khan
The remittances grew by 26.5% while foreign direct investment (FDI) increased by 9.1%
Pakistan registers current account surplus for fourth straight month.
Package to the construction industry has accelerated economic activities: Finance Advisor
Situation is improving due to untiring efforts of economic team: Shahbaz Gill
Exports increased by 29 percent last month: Shahbaz Gill
Those who looted nation's wealth are now trying to get NRO: PM Imran
The CAB surplus amounted to $508 million and $297 million during July and August 2020
Country received record 2,768 million dollars in remittances in the month of July this year: PM
Pakistan Stock Exchange is at the top in Asia: Finance Advisor
The PM said that an atmosphere was created on Nawaz Sharif's illness that he would not survive.
The agency said Pakistan had made progress toward consolidating its fiscal accounts
The report highlighted the measures taken by the present government to contain spread of COVID-19.
Deteriorating economy bigger threat to national sovereignty than coronavirus: Shehbaz Sharif.
The PM expressed regret that people are suffering due to bad governance of previous governments.
In past seven months, the total foreign investment stood at $ 3.42 billion
I never said that we will make Pakistan an Asian tiger: PM Imran
Pakistan is deliberately being pushed towards economic bankruptcy: Shehbaz Sharif
In July, ECC decided to ban the export of wheat: Hammad Azhar
Tsunami of inflations has devastated Pakistan's economy: Shehbaz Sharif
The US$454 million received from the IMF will be added in forex reserves by next week.
The ECC took up a proposal by FBR and approved a technical supplementary grant of of Rs30 billion.
PM Imran said country cannot be run without taxes and the business community should pay taxes.
The trade deficit has decreased by 33.5pc in the first three months of the current fiscal year.
The Chairman PBBC appreciated govt investment-friendly policies and initiatives undertaken.
Matters pertaining to country’s economy and other issues came under discussion.
He said the IMF Mission is looking forward to have a meaningful and productive review.
Despite significant devaluation, the WB still sees the rupee overvalued by Sept by about 4.8pc.
The SOS mission will be headed by IMF Middle East and Central Asia Department Director Jihad Azour
Promotion of small and medium enterprises is among the priorities of the government: PM
He said, “This is on top of Rs5.4 billion refunds cleared as bonds and adjustments.”
He said PTI after taking over the government first analyzed the gravity of economic issues.
“Agriculture is the backbone of Pakistan’s economy”, said NA Speaker Asad Qaiser.
PM Imran Khan called it a great achievement for his administration.
The IMF's representative said that Pakistan is passing through a challenging situation
Experts believe that investment into the CPEC will continue to provide some support to the economy.
The meeting is expected to give approval for Rs6.8 trillion federal budget
The survey will provide an overview of the national economy
The prime minister guaranteed that the tax money would be spent on the masses
The market support funds have been established for three years
Khan’s government came to office last year facing an imminent balance of payments crisis
He said a Tsunami of inflation would come after budget
More than one million people have lost their jobs during the last eight months of incumbent govt.
The adviser said increase in gas and power tariff won’t affect 75 percent masses.
Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh told state television he hoped it would be Pakistan's last.
He said the PTI government came to know about the fiscal deficit soon after coming into power
A sum of Rs178 billion had been paid to the power companies under the subsidy in 2018
Meanwhile, the IMF has demanded an increase in tax collection.
They discussed prospects for a comprehensive policy package and international financial support
Country would face severe economic crisis if more time is wasted.
Amnesty scheme’s is not aimed at collecting money or improving the economy
The IMF demanded to decrease electricity and gas losses.
World Bank said performance of TDAP, which provides support for exports, is disappointed.
PM Khan and Sharif were required to recommend three names for representation of each province in ECP
NAB has not yet arrested Asif Ali Zardari and Faryal Talpur
Asif Zardari, Shehbaz Sharif and other members of opposition parties attended the meeting.
Sharif welcomed Zardari and Bilawal upon their arrival at his chambers in Islamabad.