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Gulf News

GULF STATES – ECONOMICS & FINANCE GCC launches investigation to protect steel industry The GCC has started a safeguard investigation on certain steel products to protect the region’s domestic steel industry, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has said. Oman, which …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

ECONOMIC TIMES OF PAKISTAN Pakistan decides to continue supplying imported lng Pakistan decided on Friday to continue supplying imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) to two power plants, even after their privatisation, for six more years, which the Power Division claimed …

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Government Initiative

Government Initiative

*PM gives roadmap to ministries, departments for next 3-month Prime Minister Imran Khan has given a roadmap to ministries and departments of their targets for the next three months and he will himself review performance of every ministry. Addressing a …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Baltic index sheds over 7pc to touch 4-month trough The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, slid more than 7 percent to its lowest in over four months …

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World Commodities

Commodity News

World oil prices move higher Oil prices edged higher on Friday, after falling more than 1% following comments from US President Donald Trump that he has not agreed to roll back tariffs on China. Brent crude futures rose 22 cents …

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Gulf In Focus

Gulf News

GULF STATES – ECONOMICS & FINANCE Top gold, jewellery, fashion brands offer up to 90pc discount in Dubai As shoppers across the GCC count down to the anticipated 3-Day Super Sale running from October 31 to November 2, 2019, organiser …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

ECONOMIC TIMES OF PAKISTAN Pak unveils strategy to move to cashless economy Pakistan has launched a strategy for transforming its payment system from the one mainly based on cash to an almost cashless system with the support of the World …

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Government Initiative

Government Initiative

*Imran Khan lays foundation of first Sikh university in Punjab Prime Minister Imran Khan laid the foundation stone of Baba Guru Nanak University at Nankana Sahib in Punjab Province. The initiative has been taken in connection with the 550th birth …

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Asian Economy: Overview, Growth & Development

Asian Economy: Overview, Growth & Development

ASIAN ECONOMY: OVERVIEW, GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT Singapore economy to stay tepid in 2020; ‘significant uncertainties’ for trade-related sector: MAS Singapore’s economy is likely to continue facing headwinds into 2020, seeing lacklustre activity over the next 18 months, said the Monetary …

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