Global ‘Blue Deal’ urgently needed to protect, invest in the ocean: UNCTAD

UNITED NATIONS, May 09 (APP):The ocean can provide vast opportunities for developing countries to build more innovative and resilient economies, but climate change, pollution and overfishing threaten the livelihoods of some three billion people who rely on it for food and income, according to a new UN report. The UN Trade and Development body UNCTAD’s… Continue reading Global ‘Blue Deal’ urgently needed to protect, invest in the ocean: UNCTAD

Federal Minster for Climate Change, Senator Sherry Rehman in a bilateral meeting with Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Executive Director, International Trade Center the joint agency of WTO and UN

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WTO slashes 2022 global growth forecast as Ukraine war disrupts trade

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 12 (APP):The World Trade Organization (WTO) has cut its goods trade growth forecast for this year by about a third to 3 per cent, warning that the decline in commodity exports caused by the Ukraine war could cause mass hunger in developing countries. The Geneva-based body revised predicted growth in goods trade… Continue reading WTO slashes 2022 global growth forecast as Ukraine war disrupts trade

Shibli Faraz terms passage of NMIP bill from Senate as great milestone

ISLAMABAD, Jan 28 (APP):Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Senator Shibli Faraz Friday termed the passage of the National Metrology Institute of Pakistan (NMIP) bill from the Senate as a great achievement. “It’s the need of time to protect consumer’s rights and to ensure that quality of products and services meet the World Trade Organization’s… Continue reading Shibli Faraz terms passage of NMIP bill from Senate as great milestone

Pakistan to cut some import duties to boost manufacturing, spur growth: Dawood

NEW YORK, Jun 07 (APP): Pakistan will cut taxes on imports of raw materials to spur manufacturing and overall economic growth, Adviser to the Prime Minister for Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood has said. The adviser, in a telephone interview with Bloomberg, a New York-based international news agency, said customs duties on input items… Continue reading Pakistan to cut some import duties to boost manufacturing, spur growth: Dawood

Service sector emerging as main driver of Pakistan’s economic growth: Cheng Xizhong

BEIJING, Jan 25 (APP): Pakistan services exports have finally turned around and have started to grow as during the first half of the fiscal year 2020-2021, country’s total export of services stood at US$ 2.844 billion as compared to US$ 2.835 billion during the same period in the previous, thus achieving growth despite the serious… Continue reading Service sector emerging as main driver of Pakistan’s economic growth: Cheng Xizhong

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

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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% in November 2020 from 34% in June 2018. In a tweet, the advisor said that it was greater than India, Bangladesh… Continue reading Pakistan’s WTO’s TFA implementation level reaches 79%: Hafeez Shaikh

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