Posts from category Pakistan News

Indo-Pak Ties – The Chokepoint for Indian Exports to Afghan

on July 19, 2010 by admin in Bilateral Trade, Export News, Indian Exports, News, Pakistan News, Politics, Trade Deals, Trade News, Comments Off

The trade treaty signed on Sunday between Pakistan and Afghanistan has become a major embarrassment to the visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the deal conspicuously disallows Indian exports to Afghanistan through Wagah border while permitting Afghani exports… Continue reading

Jabulani Controversy May Favour Dwindling Pakistani Exports

on July 2, 2010 by admin in Africa News, Business, Export News, Global Export News, Import News, Pakistan News, Trade News, Comments Off

The hullabaloo over Jabulani, the official FIFA World Cup football may help the failing exports of Pakistan if the soccer governing body opted for Pakistan’s hand-stitched footballs over the Chinese thermally bonded ones after the tournament. Last week, FIFA stated… Continue reading

Pak Engineering Sector Aims to Step-up Exports by Gov Backup

on April 30, 2010 by admin in Business, Current Events, Economy, Export News, Government, News, Pakistan News, Trade News, Comments Off

Pakistan’s Engineering sector has urged its government to have a bifocal approach on its export strategies instead of solely relying on textiles. A workshop on National Engineering Exports Development Strategy (NEEDS) has evaluated that the government’s policy favouring textile industry… Continue reading

ACTA to Play God on Online Activities – Overrides WIPO Role

on April 21, 2010 by admin in Africa News, Asia Pacific Trade, Australian Business, B2B Business, Bilateral Trade, Canada News, China Business News, E-Commerce, EU News, Global B2B, India, India News, Pakistan News, Switzerland News, Trade News, World Business, World Business News, Comments Off

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) which will be released on Thursday from New Zealand is expected to put tabs on most e-activities on the basis of piracy or copyright infringement. Moreover, the accord is also likely to slight the existence… Continue reading

GCC Becomes the Largest Food Importer

on February 17, 2010 by admin in Business, Dubai News, GCC News, Import News, Kuwait News, Pakistan News, Qatar News, Trade News, UAE News, World Business News, Comments Off

According to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the GCC is the biggest importer of food in the world by buying more than 90 percent of its total needs. The GCC’s very high reliance on external food sources virtually pushes 36mn… Continue reading

Malaysia to Hire Foreigners for Custom-made Garment Industry

on February 17, 2010 by admin in India, India News, Malaysia News, Pakistan News, Trade News, Comments Off

The rising demand for custom-made garments and lack of skilled domestic tailors are hampering the growth or even the existence of many tailoring shops in Malaysia. An industry head apprised The Star that about 2,000 traditional Indian tailor shops in… Continue reading

Trade is Top Priority to Pakistan Now

on October 19, 2009 by admin in Bilateral Trade, Business, Economy, Global Economy, Pakistan News, Trade Deals, Trade News, World Business, Comments Off

Reeling under the bogey of growing militancy and terrorism, Pakistan is making a fresh effort to engage with countries which are interested to do business with them. The recent engagements with Cuba, Italy and South Korea besides initiations on FTA… Continue reading

Pakistani Exporters to be Further Choked with the New Tax Regime

on June 15, 2009 by admin in Export News, Pakistan News, Trade News, Comments Off

Pakistani exporters besides the political instability sparked off by several terror attacks across the country will have to survive another scare of a new bill which has been proposed to end the presumptive tax structure on its exports. Currently, under… Continue reading

India and Pakistan to Export Wheat Following Bumper Harvest

on May 19, 2009 by admin in Business, India News, Pakistan News, Trade News, World Business News, Comments Off

The high yield of wheat this season in India and Pakistan has prompted them to allow the grain to be exported from this month onwards. Both countries riding high on the bumper harvest will be exporting wheat after many years… Continue reading