CPEC is backbone of Pakistan’s economy: Asad Qaiser
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CPEC is backbone of Pakistan’s economy: Asad Qaiser

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, February 06, 2020 (WNP): National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser on Thursday said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a backbone of our economy amid critical economic challenges of the country. Terming CPEC a fortune change of the country, he said through knowledge sharing and technology transfer, we are hopeful that Pakistan would […]

ML-I railway track to be extended to Jalalabad: Sheikh Rashid
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ML-I railway track to be extended to Jalalabad: Sheikh Rashid

LAHORE, Saturday, January 25, 2020 (WNP): Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has said the Main Line-I (ML-I) railway track will be extended by 154 km, from Peshawar to Jalalabad in Afghanistan. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of a freight train at the newly restored dry port on Saturday, he said that completion of the ML-I project […]

CPFTA-II is marked improvement: Study
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CPFTA-II is marked improvement: Study

KARACHI, Saturday, January 25, 2020 (WNP): A new report just released on the second phase of China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA) concludes that the “tariff structure offered to Pakistan [under the new agreement] is a marked improvement” over the first CPFTA that was signed in 2006. “On over 80 per cent of the CPFTA-II product […]

china for early meeting on jcc to give final shape to mega projects
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China for early meeting of JCC to give final shape to mega projects

ISLAMABAD, Friday, 24, 2020 (WNP): China has asked Pakistan to convene the 10th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting under the CPEC framework ahead of its schedule in order to finalise different mega projects, including railways Mainline (ML-1) of $9.2 billion before the arrival of President Xi Jinping to Islamabad. China’s National Development Reform Commission (NDRC) […]

pakistan rejects us claims regarding cpec financing
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Pakistan rejects US claims regarding CPEC financing

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, January 23, 2020 (WNP): Pakistan has rejected US diplomat Alice Wells’ claims that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is financed solely through loans or non-concessional financing with sovereign guarantees. During the weekly media briefing on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui sought to set the record straight about a growing impression that […]

cpec a project to untap potential of balochistan
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CPEC: A project to untap potential of Balochistan

KARACHI, Thursday, January 23, 2020 (WNP): Federal Minister for Privatisation Muhammad Mian Soomro Thursday said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project would bring prosperity to Balochistan. Talking to a delegation of Jamait-ul Salheen at Osta Muhammad he said the federal and provincial governments were paying special attention to the CPEC project in order to make […]

acca team in davos to create business tycoons interest in cpec
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ACCA team in Davos to create business tycoons interest in CPEC

LAHORE, Thursday, January 23, 2020 (WNP): :Senior representatives from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) are in Davos for promoting investment opportunities in Pakistan in emerging sectors such as shared services and outsourcing, pushing for sustainable business practices and focusing on the value of the accountancy profession in Pakistan and beyond at the World […]

china rejects wells negative propaganda against cpec
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China rejects Wells negative propaganda against CPEC

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, January 22, 2020 (WNP): The Chinese embassy in Pakistan on Wednesday took exception to senior US diplomat Alice Wells’ criticism of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), terming it “negative propaganda” by the US to interfere in China-Pakistan relations and CPEC. “Although you can never wake up a person who is pretending to be […]

cpfta ii pakistan may not benefit due to shortage of surplus quantities of exportable goods
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CPFTA-II: Pakistan may not benefit due to shortage of surplus quantities of exportable goods

KARACHI, Monday, January 20, 2020 (WNP):: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Monday expressed fears that Pakistan might not be able to take advantage of opportunities under Phase II of China Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA-II) due to shortage of surplus quantities of exportable goods. FPCCI President Mian Anjum Nisar said […]

pakistan and china to establish green channel to boost pakistans agricultural exports
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China to establish ‘Green Channel’ to boost Pakistan’s agricultural exports

BEIJING, Saturday, January 18, 2020 (WNP): There is a great growth potential for Pakistan’s e-commerce and e-commerce policy makers will focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), improving e-commerce experience, developing online stores, offering job opportunities for youth, promoting exports, and vigorously developing digital economy. At the same time, the State Bank of Pakistan will […]

pakistan can increase exports to china up to 4 5 billion in medium run
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CPFTA-II: Pakistan can increase exports to China up to $4-5b

RAWALPINDI, Saturday, January 18, 2020 (WNP): The second phase of China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA-II) is a huge step and offers great opportunities to Pakistan’s business community. These remarks were made by Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) President Saboor Malik at an awareness seminar organised by the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) […]