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Corruption: A main growth hurdle

Though belated, but growing concern on the part of all tiers of government to eradicate corruption through wide ranged campaign launched and equally participated by all public and semi public sector entities is a plausible initiative. However in this regard …

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Ballooning trade deficit

Pakistan’s trade deficit rose to $23.38 billion during the first nine months (July-March 2017) of the current fiscal year, up by 38.80 percent from $16.84 billion for the same period a year before. Provisional trade data released by the Pakistan …

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Revenue collection surpasses targets

Positive government policies and efforts help increase revenue collections/tax net The persistent efforts supported by facilitating policies of the government enabled the tax collecting agencies to achieve and surpass the revenue targets as a result more than 20% increase in …

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