• According to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Pakistan has made a significant improvement in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) during the first half of the current fiscal year (FY). The FDI inflows in the first half of the current FY jumps 68.3 per cent in comparison to the figures in the same period last year.

  • ISLAMABAD   -   Minister for Privatisation, Mohammed Mian Soomro has urged upon the reputed US companies to explore the new investment-friendly business environment in Pakistan for lucrative investments in the country.

    The minister, who is currently visiting United States, held meetings with some of the most reputable US companies interested to invest in Pakistan, according to press statement received here Thursday.

  • ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan has been ranked as 4th fastest growing freelance market with 47% growth in freelance earning during the second quarter as compared to the same period of last year.

    According to the global payment platform Payoneer’s Global Gig Economy Index, published in Forbes, Pakistan was among the top freelance markets leaving behind regional countries including India, Bangladesh and Russia.

  • LAHORE: The country’s first-ever local iron-ore steel mill to be established in Chiniot tops the list of four potential projects selected by the government from across the country for investment by Saudi Arabia, it emerged on Sunday.

    It may be recalled that Pakistan has signed a Memorandum of Understan­ding (MoU) for economic cooperation in mineral resources.

  • ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industries, Production and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood has urged South Korean companies to participate in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)-related projects and has also proposed the establishment of an exclusive economic zone for Korean companies as part of CPEC.

  • KARACHI: In a positive development, the foreign investors’ confidence in Pakistan’s security situation has further improved, along with Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) central management’s visits to the country which has increased over 65%.

  • KARACHI: Byco Petroleum is considering an investment in a Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) plant that will allow for a greater proportion of Motor Spirit (MS) to be produced during the refining process, while also allowing petrochemical products refining, the company management told an analyst briefing.

  • The Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development and Management Company (FIEDMC) Wednesday granted "Zone Enterprises Status to 11 international and local companies in M3 industrial city spread over on tract of 4356 acres of land which promise 10-year tax holiday and one time duty free import of machinery.

  • ISLAMABAD, Jun 24 (APP):One of the largest Chinese manufacturers of fragrance and perfume Guangzhou Rongshen Trading Company Monday ,following the attractive package of incentive offered by the Prime Minister Imran Khan announced to invest US $ 2 million in chemical sectors to further explore direct foreign investment avenues in Pakistan.

  • ISLAMABAD, Jun 25 (APP):Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile and Investment, Razak Dawood on Tuesday said the Czech Republic investors would have huge investment opportunities in different potential sectors of Pakistan.