Tuesday , October 17 2017


Babar Badat, elected as FIAFTA President

Islamabad: Mr. Babar Badat   was elected as president of  ‘Fédération Internationale des Associations de Transitaires et Assimilés’ (FIATA) at its World Congress, 2017 on October, 8. FIATA — International Fede­ra­­tion of Freight Forwarders Associations is a global body, representing over 50,000 international logistics companies from 150 member countries. FIATA member …

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Bank of China starts operations in Pakistan

Islamabad: The Bank of China (BoC) has been allowed to commence banking operations  in the country, said the State Bank on Monday. This is the second Chinese bank which has been allowed to operate in Pakistan. According to the SBP statement, the Bank of China aims to provide specialised banking …

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SAARC Chamber to participate in WCC moot in Sydney

Islamabad: SAARC Chamber for the  first time in history is set to participate in the 10th three-day international flagship moot of World Chamber Congress commencing from September 19 in Sydney (Australia) where in a galaxy of 12,000 chambers representing more than 100 countries will participate. Talking to the media here …

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Pak-China FTA talks concluded with breakthrough

Islamabad: China agreed to address major concerns of Pakistan about the preference erosion of its exports and meaningful market access during the latest round of negotiations over the China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) held in Beijing on Sept 14-15. According to the Ministry of Commerce’s press statement there remained  deadlock …

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Five Pakistani Companies emerges among Asia’s 200 Best Under A Billion on 2017 Forbes list

Islamabad: Five Pakistani companies Agriauto Industries, Cherat Packaging, Ferozsons Laboratories, Ghandhara Industries and Searle Company have made it to Forbes annual Asia’s best Under A Billion list for last seven years. “This year’s candidates come from 13 countries and averaged 55pc growth in sales, a 24pc profit margin, and 113pc …

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