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Sialkot exporters should avail business opportunities in Bangladesh

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SIALKOT: High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Pakistan Tarik Ahsan has asked the Sialkot exporters to come forward and explore the untapped international trade markets of Bangladesh to promote the strengthened bilateral trade between Pakistan and Bangladesh. He said that Bangladesh was very keen to enhance the mutual bilateral trade ties with Pakistan, besides, finding out trade, tourism and business opportunities ... Read More »

Omer Jaffer stresses need to improve ties between business communities of Karachi, Brazil

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KARACHI: Honorary Consul of Brazil Omer Jaffer has said that trade between Pakistan and Brazil has picked up pace but more efforts along with concrete steps have to be taken to further ties between the business communities of Karachi and Brazil. Speaking at a meeting during his visit to Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), he requested the Karachi ... Read More »

Industry asked to focus on BSC for improving competitiveness

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry in collaboration with Skill Development Council, Islamabad organized a workshop on “Cost Reduction & Profit Maximization” for the education of local industry how to improve its competitiveness and enhance productivity. Mian Akram Farid Chairman Skills Development Council, Saqib Mahi ud Din Advisor Skills Development Council, Hassan Haider CEO Asian Institute of Competitiveness, ... Read More »

US businessmen hold B2B meetings with Pakistani counterparts

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LAHORE: An eleven-member delegation of US businessmen, led by the Mayor of Bolingbrook (USA) Mr. Roger C Claar, had B-2-B meetings with their Pakistani counterparts to ensure strong sector-specific liaison. The LCCI President Almas Hyder, Senior Vice President Khawaja Shahzad Nasir, Vice President Fahim-ur-Rehman Sehgal spoke highly about the trade and economic relations between Pakistan and United States of America. ... Read More »

Terminal operators asked to abolish requirement of stamping on cess collection by Sindh Excise

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KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement West issued a notification stating that after reviewing request forwarded by Karachi Customs Agent’s Association it is decided that there is no need of stamping on excise paid challan by the excise staff posted at NBP, Customs House branch. The notification further stated that as the goods declaration filed in WeBOC are only processed after ... Read More »

ICCI lauds separation of FBR’s tax collection from policymaking functions

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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has lauded the government’s decision to separate Federal Board of Revenue’s tax collection and policy making functions and termed it a positive move as it would infuse confidence in the taxpayers and help in enhancing the tax base of the country. “Prime Minister Imran Khan during election campaigns had promised the nation ... Read More »

Chief Commissioner ICT assures to resolve issues of business community

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ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry led by its President Ahmed Hassan Moughal called on Amer Ali Ahmed in his office and congratulated him on being appointed as Chief Commissioner Islamabad. Rafat Farid Senior Vice President, Iftikhar Anwar Sethi Vice President ICCI, Zubair Ahmed Malik Chairman Founder, Muhammad Ejaz Abbasi, Muhammad Naveed Malik, Kalid Chaudhry, Ashfaq ... Read More »

LCCI hails PCSIR role for development of Pakistan

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LAHORE: President of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry Almas Hyder has said that role of research institutions is crucial for creating a vibrant economy therefore they should work vigorously for Pakistan’s development. He was talking to the Chairman PCSIR Dr. Shahzad Alam here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry. The LCCI Vice President Fahim-ur-Rehman Sehgal, former ... Read More »

FBR chairman urged to take steps to curb tyre smuggling

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LAHORE: A local tyre manufacturer has requested the FBR chairman to take measures to curb smuggling of tyres into Pakistan which is eating up precious government revenues and foreign exchange. In a letter to the chairman FBR, Hussain Kuli Khan stated that today many local industries have either shut down or moved out because of this illicit trade, which resulted ... Read More »

Diplomat Business Club joins hands with RCCI to enhance trade cooperation

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RAWALPINDI: The Diplomat Business Club (DBC) inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce of Industry (RCCI) to promote cooperation for enhancing Pakistan’s business interests in local and foreign markets. DBC President and renowned ambassador Javed Malik and President RCCI Malik Shahid Saleem signed and exchange the documents at a ceremony held at chamber house Rawalpindi. ... Read More »

ICCI for focusing on furniture industry to promote exports

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ISLAMABAD: Ahmed Hassan Moughal, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry has called upon the government to give more focus to the furniture industry which has great potential to promote business activities and exports. He said Pakistan has huge scope for producing high quality furniture products as its many regions were known for exquisite woodwork and carving. He said if ... Read More »

LCCI “Export Management Course” concludes

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LAHORE: Five-day “Export Management” program of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry successfully concluded on 10.11.2018. The program was aimed at providing information regarding export process to the entrepreneurs so that they can enter into the international market with a bundle of information and confidence. The program was designed under guidelines given by the LCCI President Almas Hyder, Senior ... Read More »

Pakistan-Indonesia trade relations will expand in future: RCCI

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RAWALPINDI: Ambassador of Indonesia Iwan Suyudhie Amri has said relations between Indonesia and Pakistan are touching new horizons adding bilateral relations have seen marked improvement in all fields during the last couple of years. Indonesia along with ASEAN countries are huge markets with great potential for Pakistani products and businessmen should focus on these countries to promote trade and exports. ... Read More »

Greece to boost mutual trade with Pakistan

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LAHORE: Vice President of CORFU Chamber of Commerce Industry, Greece Mr. George A. Kolytas has said that private sectors of Greece and Pakistan should not only work hand in hand to boost mutual trade but should also play role for enhancing cooperation in sports and cultural sectors. He was talking to the LCCI Senior Vice President Khawaja Shahzad Nasir, Vice ... Read More »

ICCI and Diplomat Business Club sign MoU of cooperation

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) and Diplomat Business Club  (DBC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote cooperation for enhancing Pakistan’s business interests in local and foreign markets. The Diplomat Business Club, incorporated in the United Kingdom, Dubai and UAE is a prestigious global network that connects business-leaders, traders, investors, diplomats and other eminent personalities ... Read More »

Karachi needs enhanced number of policemen: DG Rangers

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KARACHI: Director General Pakistan Rangers Sindh Maj. Gen. Mohammad Saeed has stressed that Karachi needs enhanced number of policemen who must also be fully equipped with modern technologies so that they could efficiently maintain law & order situation of a city with a huge population. Speaking at a meeting during his visit to the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry, ... Read More »

ICCI welcomes Chinese assurance for doubling imports from Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: Ahmed Hassan Moughal, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry has welcomed the assurance of Chinese leadership during the recent visit of Prime Minister of Pakistan to China to double its imports from Pakistan and termed it a positive development as it would help in reducing Pakistan’s trade imbalance with China and improve the country’s dwindling forex reserves. However, ... Read More »

Afghanistan invites Pakistani companies for JVs in mining sector

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ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Afghanistan Industries, Mines and Investment High Council led by its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mohammad Shabir Bashiry visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and held a meeting with local business community to discuss the possibilities of establishing joint ventures in mining sector in Afghanistan. Ms. Samina Wadeer, Commercial Attaché, Embassy of Afghanistan and representatives of ... Read More »

Afghanistan invites Pakistani companies for JVs in mining sector

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ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Afghanistan Industries, Mines and Investment High Council led by its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mohammad Shabir Bashiry visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and held a meeting with local business community to discuss the possibilities of establishing joint ventures in mining sector in Afghanistan. Ms. Samina Wadeer, Commercial Attaché, Embassy of Afghanistan and representatives of ... Read More »

RCCI lauds decision to do business in Pakistani & Chinese currency

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  RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) president Malik Shahid Saleem lauded the joint declaration where Pakistan and China agreed to do business in Pakistani rupee and Chinese currency Yuan during the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Beijing, China. This agreement between China and Pakistan will bring dollar value down in the country, he said. ... Read More »