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Recession is Coming !

At first blush, it seems like the coronavirus pandemic is shutting down the economy everywhere, equally, with frightening force and totality. In many respects, that’s true: Across the country, consumer spending—which supports 70% of the economy—is crashing in community after community, as people avoid stores, restaurants, movie theaters, offices, and other public places. Already, the layoffs have begun, with reports coming in from both big … Continue reading Recession is Coming !

Electricity and Gas Consumers Under FBR Radar

FBR formations are directed to ensure that all industrial and commercial consumers of Electricity and Gas distribution companies are registered under and file return of income, if required. Such consumers, who have not yet filed return of income to avail extension in time. WAPDA should provide an easy way to change the name in case of inheritance, rent or purchase of property. There should be … Continue reading Electricity and Gas Consumers Under FBR Radar

Forex reserve increase.

The country’s total liquid foreign exchange reserves slightly moved up by $ 44 million to $ 15.186 billion by the end of last week. During the week under review, the State Bank of Pakistan’s reserves increased by $ 79 million to $ 7.893 billion as on October 18, 2019 compared to $ 7.813 billion a week earlier. Reserves held by banks declined by $ 35 … Continue reading Forex reserve increase.