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Mar

Ehsaas Portal `Data4Pakistan’ provides valuable resource for policy makers

Published in The Nation on March 10, 2020 Ehsaas District Development Portal “Data4Pakistan” developed in collaboration with World Bank will prove as a valuable resource for federal, provincial and district level policy makers for decision making. According to an official source, Data4Pakistan, the first initiative of its kind in the country, provides open and public access to […]

Govt expects remittances to exceed $22bln in FY2020

Published in The News on March 12, 2020 ISLAMABAD: Government is eyeing more than $22 billion in remittances during the current fiscal year of 2019/20 as growing emigration of workforce is expected to offset a potential slowdown in gulf economies due to oil fall. The finance ministry on Wednesday said remittances reached to $15.1 billion in the[…]

02

Mar

Enabling exports

By Nasir Jamal Published in DAWN on March 02, 2020 Small-scale manufacturers face several barriers to growth: low productivity, high cost of inputs, and limited or no access to foreign markets, finance and technology. These barriers often have a lot to do with the size of the firms but evidence suggests that their growth is largely hampered[…]