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GULF STATES – ECONOMICS & FINANCE Saudi Arabia to set up $10b oil refinery in Pakistan Saudi Arabia plans to set up a $10 billion oil refinery in Pakistan’s deepwater port of Gwadar, the Saudi energy minister said on Saturday, …

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India In Focus

India News This Week

INDIAN ECONOMY: OVERVIEW, GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT 25 pc increase in university seats will take years: officials A day after Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said the number of seats in higher educational institutions would be increased by 25 …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

PAKISTAN’S ECONOMIC TIMES New 5-year plan faces hard choices The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government faces a tough choice between implementing an economic stabilisation programme that will lead to creating slightly over 5 million jobs or giving economic stimulus to fulfill …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

Container shippers likely to face a bumpy year ahead IF there was ever a year when the outlook for reliability in the international logistics system was more clouded, 2019 and into 2020 would take the prize. It could be quite …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN NEWS: Govt to Launch Online Portal for Registration & Tax Payment of Phones: The government has come up with a new plan for international passengers who plan on bringing more than one mobile phones with them. You will no …

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World Commodities

Commodity News

World oil prices move higher Oil prices rallied about 3 percent on Friday, boosted after OPEC detailed specifics on its production-cut activity to reduce world supply, and on signals of progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade war. Futures were on …

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Gulf In Focus

Gulf News

Dubai customs, Indian firms explore ways to promote trade Dubai Customs’ director Ahmed Mahboob Musabih and Indian Consul-General in Dubai Vipul have explored ways of enhancing trade with India and tackling any challenges that may face the companies of both …

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India In Focus

India News This Week

NITI Aayog ceo proposes nil road tax for electric vehicles NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Thursday said that he, along with other members, have proposed that road tax be exempted for electric vehicles (EVs). “In our meeting we have …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

Homegrown 5-year economic stabilisation programme The government has decided to present a ‘homegrown’ five-year economic stabilisation programme in the National Assembly in the third week of this month that this time is expected to mirror the economic priorities of the …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

Asia tanker markets may face unpredictability For the Asian dirty and clean tanker markets, 2018 was a mixed bag that saw a fragile start but only to end on a fairly strong footing, while 2019 is expected to be a …

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