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Pakwheels: A premium portal and fast emerging online business in Pakistan

  If life was a long drive, it would be best driven by those who value each step taken on the journey. The same goes for those car enthusiasts who always look for a perfect automobile that suits their needs and lifestyle. Your car empowers you to reach a destination in a way, you want to go by, but also leads you to achieve self-actualization and, in simpler words, makes …

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SAARC region needs inclusive economic growth

  Pakistan keen to build TAPI for the benefit of the region The Prime Minister of Nepal Mr. Sushil Koirala has rightly pin pointed with a wake up call that despite remaining in proximity, the countries in the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region did less than 5 percent trade among them as lack of physical connectivity; political will and long list of products under sensitive list have …

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69th Independence Day celebrations

  SBP launches vision 2020 to ensure a robust financial system in Pakistan The collective efforts of the government as well as Pakistan Army for restoration of peace and effectively addressing the security concerns in the wake of Zarb-e-Azb Operation was truly reflected in the extra ordinary zeal and fervor to celebrate 69th Independence Day was quite indicative of the improved confidence of the people towards the visible improvement in …

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Proposed phasing out established local brand causes stir among automakers

  Auto & Allied Industry The automobile industry performed extremely well in 2015 indicating stellar sales and demand growth mostly triggered by overall economic stability and bumper crops in the agriculture sector. This vital sector of the economy, however, it still needs protection in the forthcoming automobile policy with special reference to import of used cars, which is a real threat to local industrial base. Manufacturers as well as vendor …

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E-commerce to bring price stability in the market

  Denies role of distributors and retailers The e-commerce is opening new directions and horizon of trade in Pakistan, despite its late arrival in the country yet it has become a burgeoning sector and on the back of rapid growth the experts predict the size of this market is likely to go up from $30 million (spent on online purchases) to $600 million by 2017. It will be interesting to …

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Iran’s nuclear deal to benefit Pakistan macros

  Lifting of sanctions to formalize $3-4 billion informal trade between Pakistan and Iran The historic deal between Iran and P5+1 promises an end to multiplier sanctions imposed by USA, UN and EU since the start of Iran’s nuclear program, likely to bring manifold impact on Pakistan’s overall economy. This historic development, which is most important for Pakistan and other countries in the region will have a positive impact on …

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Retail audit — mobile phones leading the rally

  A study report on retail audit in Pakistan has stated that; two of Samsung’s affordable and sleek smartphones – the Galaxy Grand Prime and Core-2 are getting an overwhelming response from the Pakistani consumers. Since January 2015, these two products have become the best-selling products in Pakistan’s device market. Samsung being a global leader in all the major technological advancements has yet again won the hearts and trust of …

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Productive use of credit cards is an art

  Standard chartered makes it digitally innovative Credit cards — in fact a way of borrowing and looks attractive when one goes to have one for purchasing goods and obtaining other services but however the attraction of the card evaporates as soon as it piles up the debt beyond ones capacity to payback. It is a facility to be used productively for the good of the holder and not to …

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Housing industry poised to take a new direction

  The policy makers have once again realized the important of home, which is one of the basic needs of every individual in a civilized society as every one desire to have a decent place that is ones’ own house. However is painful to see that this genuine need remains a dream for millions of the people primarily due to economic disparity and unjust distribution of resources that has rendered …

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Interest rate drops to historic low at 7 percent

  Monetary policy review reduces policy rate by 100bps A dramatic cut of 100bps in policy rate for the banking industry bringing the interest discount rate from 8 percent to 7 percent indicates the firm resolve of the government to give a jump start to the economy and also an effort to become the first in financial history by reducing the rate to a historic low in Pakistan. The trade …

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