Sunday , February 18 2018


CPEC investment to cross $100 bn by 2030

Islamabad: The Planning Commission’s Center of Excellence (COE) for Pakistan-China Economic Corridor (CPEC) has estimated that China’s total contribution for Pakistan’s development would cross $100 billion up to 2030 as more development projects would be made part of the CPEC in years to come. “The total cost of CPEC projects …

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PM Inaugurates Gwadar Free Zone, Expo 2018

Gwadar: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday formally inaugurated the first phase of Gwadar Free Zone – an important node of China Pakistan Economic Corridor. The Prime Minister opened the Free Zone at a special ceremony held at the Gwadar Port, attended by the representatives of Chinese government and other …

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Emerging economies: WEF ranks Pakistan better than India

Islamabad: The World Economic Forum (WEF) while announcing the ranks in the emerging economies of the world has ranked Pakistan 47 ahead of India ranking 62nd in the list. According to the Inclusive Development Index shared by the WEF, Norway continues to be the world’s Number 1 inclusively advanced economy, …

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CPEC to benefit technology transfers and spillovers from China: SBP report

Islamabad: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) in its quarterly report on the state of the economy said Pakistan could see an industrialization wave in the coming months through the addition of production and manufacturing units including mobile and laptop assembly plants from China, The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) …

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Economy set to achieve 6pc GDP growth: SBP report

Islamabad: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said on Friday that the economy of the country is ready to  achieve the growth target of six percent for 2017-2018, adding that the  prospects for economic growth indicated by the indicators  remain strong for the current fiscal year. In its first quarterly …

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