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ECONOMIC TIMES OF PAKISTAN CPEC business council kicks off 1st meeting The scope of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has been expanded with focus on industrial and agricultural cooperation, socio-economic development, trade and market access, said Minister for Planning, Development …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING INDUSTRY Shipowners, refiners at odds over imo fuel quality Fuel quality is the great unknown for the shipping and oil refining industry. The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) January 2020 deadline could see the majority of vessel owners switching …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN NEWS: Facebook launches Innovation Lab Platform in Pakistan: Facebook and Pakistan’s Ministry of Information Technology along with the National Technology Fund (IGNITE) launched the first Facebook Innovation Lab located in the National Incubation Centre (NIC) at the Lahore University …

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World Commodities

Commodity News

World oil prices up 1.5pc on strong US data Oil prices gained 1.5 percent on Friday as strong US employment data tempered fears about weakening global crude oil demand, and on expectations that an escalating conflict in Libya could tighten …

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Gulf In Focus

Gulf News

GULF STATES- ECONOMICS & FINANCE Uber set to acquire Dubai-based Careem for $3.1 billion US ride-hailing giant Uber is set to announce $3.1 billion acquisition of its Dubai-based rival Careem in a cash and stock deal as early as this …

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India In Focus

India News This Week

Attention taxpayers! from April 1 Think twice before you flaunt your lavish lifestyle on social media. The taxman will be keeping an eye come April 1. The Income Tax department is all set to implement its brainchild – Project Insight …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

ECONOMIC TIMES OF PAKISTAN Rupee declines as country prepares for IMF deal The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has let the rupee depreciate by Rs0.49 to a new all-time low at Rs140.78 to the US dollar in the inter-bank market …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING INDUSTRY Trafigura ships more Asian gasoline to Americas on new tanker Commodity trader Trafigura is shipping this month a second newly built crude tanker with Asian gasoline onboard to South America amid strong demand in the West, four …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN NEWS: Startup for plastic waste disposal wins Rs0.5m at Dasani Discovery Challenge: Umer Abid and his team have won a prize of Rs. 0.5 million for proposing an idea using plastic waste as a road-building material in the Dasani …

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World Commodities

Commodity News

WORLD COMMODITIES TRADING Oil prices post biggest quarterly rise in a decade Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday, posting their biggest quarterly rise in a decade, as US sanctions against Iran and Venezuela as well as OPEC-led supply …

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