Business News Pakistan
Seven hybrid rice varieties approved for commercial cultivation in country

Seven hybrid rice varieties approved for commercial cultivation in country

ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 (APP): The Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) of Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) here Tuesday approved and recommended seven rice hybrids varieties for commercial cultivation in the country. The VEC meeting held here...

POL import bill shrinks 24.56 pc to $3.153 bln in 4 months

ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 (APP):The imports of overall petroleum group declined by 24.56 percent during the first four months of the current fiscal year (FY2020-21) as compared to the corresponding period of the last year. During...

PSX gains 230 points to close at 39,863 points

ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 (APP):The KSE-100 index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Tuesday closed at 39,863 points against 39,632 points on the last working day, with positive change of 230.84 points (0.58%). A total...

CDNS achieves collection of Rs 27 billion by Nov, 18

ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 (APP): The Central Directorate of National Savings (CDNS) has achieved a collective net target of Rs 27 billion by November 18 of fiscal year 2020-21. The CDNS has set Rs 249 billion...

SBP maintains policy rate at 7pc

ISLAMABAD, Nov 23 (APP):The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Monday decided to maintain the policy rate at 7 percent, according to statement issued by the bank. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the bank during...
Vietnam's export up slightly in 8 months

Exports increases 5.98% to Rs1.254 trillion in 4 months

ISLAMABAD, Nov 23 (APP):The exports from the country, in rupee term, increased by 5.98 percent during the first four months of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year. The...
Pakistan’s WTO’s TFA implementation level reaches 79%: Hafeez Shaikh

Pakistan’s WTO’s TFA implementation level reaches 79%: Hafeez Shaikh

ISLAMABAD, Nov 22 (APP): Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said Sunday that the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) implementation level of Pakistan reached 79%...

Over 87,621 MT tea valuing $188.482 mln imported in 4 months

ISLAMABAD, Nov 22 (APP): Over 87,621 metric tons of tea costing $188.482 million imported during first four months of current financial year as compared the imports of 60,879 metric tons valuing $142.571 million of...
Ministry of Finance & IMF

Pakistan engaged with IMF to bring review work to completion : Finance Ministry

ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (APP):The Ministry of Finance on Saturday clarified that Pakistan was closely engaged with the International Monetary fund (IMF) to bring the review work to completion without delay. In a tweet, the ministry...
ECC approves $150 mln for purchase of COVID-19 vaccine

ECC approves $150 mln for purchase of COVID-19 vaccine

ISLAMABAD, Nov 20 (APP): The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) Friday approved in principle, the provision of technical supplementary grant of US $150 million for the purchase of the COVID-19 vaccine. The Ministry...

Today's Exchange Rates

NameBuyingSelling
Euro(EUR)190.67191.26
Japanese Yen(JPY)1.541.54
Saudi Riyal(SAR)42.8742.98
Thai Bhat(THB)5.285.3
U.A.E Dirham(AED)43.7743.89
US Dollar(USD)160.75161.25

Today's Gold Rates

City24K/Tola24K 10g22K 10g
Karachi PKR110,500(-2350)94,736(-2015)86,841
Int. USD1888(-4) ------
Silver PKR1200 (-20)1028 (-17.15)

Latest Petroleum Prices

ProductPrice
Motor Spirit Petrol (92-RON)100.69
Hi-Speed Diesel101.43
Kerosene Oil65.29
Light Diesel Oil62.86
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