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RCCI terms budget 2017-18 as balanced

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RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce (RCCI) termed the budget 2017-2018 as a balanced budget, however, below expectation for trader community and expressed hope that the agri based business would make all out efforts to take maximum mileage of the facility announced for them. Giving his reaction on the proposed budget presented by the Finance Minister Ishaq Dar before the ... Read More »

FCCI lauds budget 2017-18 by terming it realistic in present economic scenario

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FAISALABAD:  President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) Engineer Muhammad Saeed Sheikh has welcomed the new Federal Budget 2017-18 by terming it most realistic in the prevailing economic scenario. He along with the other leading businessmen of the city participated in a special function in FCCI auditorium in which the budget speech of Federal Finance Minister Mr. Ishaq Dar ... Read More »

Static display center to be established at Pak Embassy in Tashkent: Dr. Shami

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KARACHI: Pakistan’s Ambassador to Uzbekistan Dr. Irfan Yusuf Shami has stressed the need to further tap and explore the Uzbek market by identifying the potential areas, besides effectively marketing Pakistani products and services which would surely result in improving the existing trade volume between the two countries. Talking to KCCI office bearers and managing committee members during his visit to ... Read More »

LPGAP appeals govt to take notice of plight of LPG Marketing & Storage companies

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LAHORE: LPG Association of Pakistan (LPGAP) urgently draws attention of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources to take immediate notice of the plight of LPG Marketing & Storage companies that may close before Ramadan because of over imports of cheap LPG and high price of local LPG producers. At an urgent meeting, Chairman of the LPG Association of Pakistan ... Read More »

Government committed to stimulate export-oriented industry

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LAHORE: Federal Commerce Secretary Muhammad Younus Dagha has said that the export sector is facing a challenging situation but the government is committed to stimulate industrial activities in the country. He was addressing a meeting at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry. LCCI President Abdul Basit, Senior Vice President Amjad Ai Jawa and Vice President Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan ... Read More »

German-Pakistan Chamber, Sindh Law Dept sign MoU for positive social impact

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KARACHI: The German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPPCI) here on Wednesday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sindh Law Department for positive social impact, an official of the German Consulate said.  He stated the German Consul General Rainer Schmiedchen along with Sindh Law Minister Zia-Ul-Hassan Lanjar and Secretary General GPCCI Ms. Ines Chabbi witnessed the signing ceremony.  ... Read More »

SCCI appeals govt to abolish penalties imposed on Export Refinance Schemes

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SIALKOT: Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has urged the government to abolish the penalties imposed on Export Refinance Schemes pertaining to inability to achieve the targets. Talking to the newsmen here today, the SCCI President Majid Raza Bhutta expressed grave concern over the 30 percent decline in overall exports of Pakistan. He said that the government should facilitate ... Read More »

Raids on business premises by FBR staff unacceptable: LCCI

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LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has strongly protested against continues raids on business premises by the staff of the Federal Board of Revenue despite FBR chairman’s clear assurance that no such action would be taken against business community. In a statement issued here, LCCI President Abdul Basit, Senior Vice President Amjad Ali Jawa and Vice President Muhammad ... Read More »

Wah Industries interested in setting up JVs with private sector

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ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Wah Industries Limited (WIL) led by its General Manager (Sales & Marketing) Wasif Afzaal Taseer visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry to explore the possibilities of joint ventures with private sectors for manufacturing of commercial products. Raza Haider, the General Manager PMT Labs and Khalid Latif Director PMT Labs of Wah Industries Limited was also ... Read More »

FPCCI seeks zero-rate sales tax for rice sector in budget 17-18

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KARACHI: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has asked the government to introduce zero-rate of sales tax for rice sector, which is the second largest export oriented after textile. The FPCCI, in its budget proposals, 2017-18, said that there is a great potential to further increase of exports in this sector. The FPCCI said that increase in ... Read More »

LCCI urges govt to adequate funds for payment of refunds to businessmen

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LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged the government to allocate adequate funds in the federal budget 2017-18 for payment of refunds as businessmen are bearing huge financial cost on their own hard earned stuck-up money. In a statement issued here, the LCCI President Abdul Basit, Senior Vice President Amjad Ali Jawa and Vice President Muhammad Nasir ... Read More »

FPCCI official suggests export of sugarcane to help local farmers

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KARACHI: Regional Chairman on Horticulture Exports, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) Ahmad Jawad has suggested export of sugarcane to help local farmers meet their production expenses and enhance country’s foreign earning. Talking to a delegation of Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA), led by Ejaz Nabi here on Monday, he said Pakistan, being the fith largest producer ... Read More »

Chinese entrepreneurs looking for relevant partners in Pakistan

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RAWALPINDI: A 20 member Chinese delegation led by Song Zhihui professor and director of Pakistan Study Center of Sichuan University visited the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) to explore business opportunities of joint ventures and trade partnerships in the field of construction, building materials, agriculture, Transportation, furniture and real estate sector. Speaking at the occasion Song Zhihui said ... Read More »

RCCI organizes awareness session on Electronic Import Form

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RAWALPINDI: An awareness and interactive session on Electronic Import Form (EIF) was organized by the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) here on Friday. Director exchange policy department Fazal Mehmood and his team led the meeting from State Bank of Pakistan. President RCCI Raja Amer Iqbal, Senior Vice President Rashid Waien, Vice President Asim Malik, members of the executive ... Read More »

FCCI to familiarize exporters about Registered Exporter System

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FAISALABAD. A special cell will be created in Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) to familiarize local exporters with recently introduced Registered Exporter System (REX) in order to facilitate the Pak exports to EU countries under GSP Plus scheme, said Engineer Muhammad Saeed Sheikh, President FCCI. He was addressing an awareness seminar on REX in FCCI. He explained the ... Read More »

Govt urged to provide relief to common man in budget

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has called upon the government to provide hefty relief to the common man in the upcoming budget. ICCI President Khalid Iqbal Malik said that high tax rates and large number of taxes in Pakistan were putting more burdens on the common man and reducing his purchasing power due to which business ... Read More »

Chinese entrepreneurs keen for JVs in construction & real estate sectors

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ISLAMABAD: A Chinese delegation of Qingdao City led by Wang Zhaoming, Vice General Manager, Zhongzhi Architectural Decoration Co., Limited visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry to explore opportunities of joint ventures and business partnerships in the field of construction, building materials and real estate sector with Pakistani counterparts. Speaking at the occasion, Wang Zhaoming, Vice General Manager, Zhongzhi Architectural ... Read More »

Banking channels to promote trade ties between Turkmenistan, Pakistan

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KARACHI: Banking channels between Turkmenistan and Pakistan are being developed on strong lines so as to facilitate trade between the two countries, said Atadjan Movlamov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Pakistan here. During a visit Wednesday to the office of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry he said close trade relations between the two countries was need of hour. ... Read More »

Firpo urges govt to amicably deal with transporters’ strike on priority basis

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KARACHI: President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Shamim Ahmed Firpo, while expressing deep concerns over no progress to deal with transporters’ strike and the losses of up to billions of rupees each day being suffered by the business and industry, urged the government to amicably resolve the issue on priority basis in order to provide relief ... Read More »

Budget 2017-18: FPCCI proposes amnesty scheme for retailers

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KARACHI: The country’s top body of business community has has proposed an amnesty scheme for retailers and small traders who are not filing sales tax return. The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), in recommendations for budget 2017-18, said that there are a large number of registered persons particularly those cottage / small units, small trades, retail ... Read More »