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Rising Oil Prices: Adding Fuel To Fire

Rising Oil Prices Adding Fuel To Fire

Pakistan is a net oil importer and meets about 75 percent of needs through imports. Oil imports carry the heaviest weight in total imports of the country. Pakistan has a total refining capacity to process around 400,000 bpd or about …

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Twin Deficits: Skeletons In The Closet

Twin Deficits Skeletons In The Closet

With the affairs of Ministry of Finance now an open secret, the cat is finally out of the bag. The fresh statistics have exposed the cosmetic touches done to the economy causing concerns about long-term sustainability of the external sector. …

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Prospects For The Cement Industry In Pakistan

PROSPECTS FOR THE CEMENT INDUSTRY IN PAKISTAN

Pakistan has a well-developed cement industry with abundant raw material availability in the country. The country ranks amongst the top five exporters and 14th largest cement producer in the world. Cement is the prime ingredient used in the construction industry. …

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Finding an exit from the energy crisis

Finding an exit from the energy crisis

After thorough analysis, following have been identified as some of the major causes of power shortage in Pakistan: Increase in circular debt because of failure to curb power theft Inability to recover billed amounts from consumers Decline in hydro power …

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