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PPMA supports import of drugs from India, conditionally

Islamabad The Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) has offered conditional support to the import of Indian drugs. PPMA Chai The News International – Islamabad

PPMA supports import of drugs from India, conditionally

Islamabad The Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) has offered conditional support to the import of Indian drugs. PPMA Chai The News International – Islamabad

US agency proposes long-term LNG import deal

ISLAMABAD: Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), an agency of the US government, has proposed that Pakistan should strike billion LNG import contract on long-term basis to secure financing from international lenders. OPIC is the US government’s development finance institution that assists businesses to invest overseas and helps solve critical development challenges and in doing so, advance […]

LNG import plan in jeopardy as companies miss deadline

ISLAMABAD: The LNG import plan has been put in jeopardy as all three LNG importers – Turkish firm Global Energy, Pakistan Gas Port and Engro Corporation – have failed to complete the prerequisite requirements within the stipulated time of six months. The importers have not even found their global buyers as yet, said an official requesting […]

Food import drops by 1.69 percent during first three quarters

ISLAMABAD: Food group import into the country during the first three quarters of current financial year has posted negative growth of 1.69 percent. The country imported different food commodities costing $ 3.846 billion during the period from July-March 2011-12 as against the import of .912 billion during same period of last year. According the data […]

Blessed ones: Finance ministry smells favouritism in LNG import

ISLAMABAD:  The Ministry of Finance and Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) have expressed reservations about a billion integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) project to import 800 million cubic feet per day (mmcfd) of gas that may favour a couple of private companies. The finance ministry was of the view that the petroleum ministry’s proposed […]

LNG import: As Qatar seeks high price, Pakistan turns to Algeria

ISLAMABAD:  With Qatar adamant on charging a high price of per unit for liquefied natural gas (LNG), Pakistan has decided to explore the option of cheaper LNG import from energy-rich Algeria. A senior official of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources told The Express Tribune that LNG import would come up for discussion in […]

Chemical Import scandal: SC issues notice to Ali Musa Gilani

ISLAMABAD: Hearing the case of Rs 7 billion chemical import scandal, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday issued notices to prime minister’s son, Ali Musa Gilani, and PM’s Principal Secretary Khushnood Akhtar Lashari.The court also cancelled recent transfers and postings in the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF), and ordered that all transferred ANF officials be reinstated to […]

The switcheroo: Instead of Iran, import power from Central Asia, says US

ISLAMABAD:  It seems that the United States will try just about any approach to dissuade Pakistan from going ahead with the Iran-Pakistan pipeline, pitching ideas that are overly optimistic at best and delusional at worst. The latest in this line-up is the idea that Pakistan should import about 8,300 megawatts of electricity from the Central […]

Palm oil import increases by 28pc

ISLAMABAD  – Palm oil import increased by 28.36 per cent during the first eight months of the current fiscal year as compared to the same period of last year. The palm oil import during July-February (2011-12) was recorded at .611 billion against .255 billion during July-February (2010-11), according to data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics […]

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