Tuesday , September 29 2020
Breaking News
Home / Chambers & Associations (page 221)

Chambers & Associations

Pakistan’s first in-depth newspaper that presents balanced news reports, analysis and reviews regarding Customs, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Sales/Income Tax Departments beside covering import and export sectors comprehensively. Up-to-the-minute news bulletins regarding Customs and FBR departments are also displayed regularly on both website and face book for the interest of common people

Leather exporters assured of govt support

KARACHI: In a meeting with the delegation of leather garments exporters, Federal Minister of Commerce Khurram Dastagir has assured that the government will provide help to exporters in every possible way to implement the vision of Prime Minister of Pakistan. Pakistan Leather Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PLGMEA) delegation comprised of its Chairman Chaudhry Ahmed Zulfiqar Hayat and senior members ... Read More »

LCCI urges quick implementation of Pak-India commitments

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Engineer Sohail Lashari has called for early establishment of banking network between India and Pakistan, opening up of borders 24/7, infrastructural facilities at borders and containerization of cargo, allowing all tradable items by land route at Wagah. He was speaking at inaugural function of India Show 2014 here at Expo Centre. LCCI ... Read More »

FPCCI elects Munawar Mughal as vice president

LAHORE: Noted business leader Munawar Mughal has assumed the charge of Vice President of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) for the year 2014. This was announced in the 57th Annual General Meeting held at FPCCI Head Office. He was elected in the annual elections of the FPCCI held in December 2013 in Karachi. Earlier he served as ... Read More »

KCCI for enhancing goods transportation by rail

KARACHI: Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry has suggested shift of bulk goods transportation from road to rail. Chairman KCCI Special Committee on Budget, Qamar Usman noted that more than half of trade deficit is on account of petroleum imports where 50 per cent plus of it is diesel. He said that high import of diesel is because of the ... Read More »

IHC bars FPCCI from announcing election result of IWCCI nominee‏

ISLAMABAD: Justice Anwarul Haq Qureshi of Islamabad High Court has issued a stay order barring the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry from announcing the election result of Naima Ansari as Vice President FPCCI on February 12, 2014 in its annual general meeting. Naima Ansari was nominated by the Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry as candidate ... Read More »

KPCCI concerned over dumping of reconditioned vehicles

PESHAWAR: Chairman of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry standing committee on railways and dry port, Zia-ul-Haq Sarhadi has expressed concerns over dumping of 353 reconditioned vehicles imported under amnesty scheme in April 2013 and demanded the authorities of Federal Board of Revenue and customs for immediate shifting of these vehicles to Customs Warehouse. In a statement Sarhadi said ... Read More »

Nigerian High Commissioner calls on Pak businessmen to explore potential

LAHORE: The Nigerian High Commissioner Dauda Danladi has said that Nigerian market has huge potential for Pakistan’s rice, textile products, pharmaceuticals and agricultural machinery including tractors, therefore Pakistani businessmen should avail opportunities in these areas. The High Commissioner was speaking at Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry. LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari presented the welcome address. Chairman LCCI Committee for ... Read More »

Beverage industry delegation to meet Dar on Feb 13

ISLAMABAD: A meeting between representatives of beverage industry has been scheduled with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on February 13 at the Ministry of Finance to discuss changes in the capacity tax regime keeping in view the revenue collection target in 2013-14. Federal Board of Revenue has prepared a detailed presentation for the beverage industry with particular focus on revenue contribution ... Read More »

Private sector can pull the country out of economic crisis: PIAF

LAHORE: Pakistan Industrial & Traders Associations Front (PIAF) Chairman Malik Tahir Javed while congratulating Pak Business Express on completion of two years, has said that success of this venture is an ample proof that private sector has the ability to put economy back on rail by turning loss making enterprises into profitable ones. In a statement issued here, Malik Tahir ... Read More »

Smuggling makes headway at the cost of our livelihoods: Lashari

LAHORE: With the passage of time smuggling is progressing which has dangerously ruined the economic health of the country and the government has failed to arrest the menace completely. This was stated by Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Sohail Lashari while exclusively talking to Customs Today here. The president said that smuggling has been gaining momentum ever since ... Read More »

Representatives from all over Pakistan to join pre-budget consultations

KARACHI: Representatives from more than 24 chambers of commerce and industry and associations from all over Pakistan are expected to participate in Karachi Chambers of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) pre-budget consultative meeting scheduled to be held on February 4, 2014. KCCI will compile comprehensive budget proposals after getting input from representatives of trade and industrial associations and send them to ... Read More »

Suzuki Motors favours autoparts import from India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Suzuki Motor Company, the largest assembler of automotive vehicles in Pakistan, has supported the opening of autoparts imports from India. Suzuki’s stance is, however, being opposed by other major assemblers i.e. Indus Motors Limited- assemblers of Toyota and M/s Atlas Honda- manufacturers of Honda cars. Suzuki is operating under a Japanese management and supporting trade with India because ... Read More »

PIAF asks to save tractor industry from complete shut down

LAHORE: Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF) has asked the government to save the tractor industry from complete shut down by reducing the rate of GST. Because of the increase in rate of general sales tax on tractors from 10 per cent to 17 per cent not only the sale of tractors has dropped but also large tractor manufacturing ... Read More »

Trade with India: APTMA urges govt to ensure level playing field

KARACHI: All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Siddik has stressed the federal government that the decision to relax trading links with India should have to be in stages and only opening up sectors in the first stage where Pakistani businesses and industries do not feel threatened on a large scale. In a statement, Yasin Siddik said that ... Read More »

Sales tax registration policy opposed by surgical forging units

SIALKOT: Surgical forging units have opposed the sales tax registration policy of the Federal Board of Revenue. Surgical Instruments Manufacturers Association of Pakistan Chairman Fazal Jilani expressed concern over the situation and said that surgical forging was a process of manufacturing surgical instruments which does not fall in the purview of General Sales Tax. He sought exemption for all 200 ... Read More »

Businessmen urged to export value added products

LAHORE: Khawaja Khawar Rashid who has recently been appointed FBR’s Valuation Committee member has urged Pakistani businessmen to multiply efforts to export value added products. He was talking to members of Lahore Economic Journalists Association (LEJA) at Gymkhana. Rashid is Executive Committee Member of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Rashid also said that export of raw materials is enhancing ... Read More »

Importers slam amount of penalty to release used cars from Karachi ports

KARACHI: Used cars importers have said that the penalty imposed by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) to release the cars stuck at the Karachi Port is not feasible. All Pakistan Motor Dealers Association (APMDA) Chairman H M Shahzad said, “We are pleased with the ECC for addressing the issue that was pending for the last four months but the decision ... Read More »

LCCI forms valuation committee

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has formed Valuation Committee to deal with the valuation issues. The Committee will be headed by the former LCCI President Mian Anjum Nisar while its members are Khawaja Khawar Rasheed, Muhammad Ibrar, Nasir Hameed and Zeeshan Khalil. The decision to form the committee was taken at a meeting held at the LCCI ... Read More »

GSP Plus: Dastgir urges industrialists to opt for value-addition in all sectors

MULTAN: About possible import of electricity from India, Federal Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan has said that the government would avail all resources from every corner whether east or west to overpower energy crisis. He was addressing the business community at Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He further said that talks with India were focused on linking ... Read More »

KCCI expresses reservations, demands stringent measures to curb lawlessness

KARACHI: Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Abdullah Zaki, while reviewing the overall security situation of Karachi, has stated that the ongoing Karachi operation has failed to achieve the desired results so far as instead of improving, the law and order situation of Karachi has deteriorated drastically which is matter of grave concern and needs to be reviewed. Speaking ... Read More »