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Food imports boosted by 0.68% during FY18

KARACHI: Food imports of Pakistan has increased by 0.68% which values around $6.185 billion in FY18, results in pressure on agricultural segment. According to data revealed by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics on Friday, it is observed that Pakistan food imports has amplified by 0.68% from $6.143 billion during FY17. However, it is suggested that Pakistan shall mainly spotlight on the crops and items that can be grown inside the country, in order to restore imports. Various items such as edible oil imports are of $2 billion,…

Pakistan’s trade deficit widens to historic high

ISLAMABAD: The trade deficit of the country has widened to a historic level in first nine months of the current fiscal year (FY2016-17) by showing enormous increment in the country’s imports and reduction in its exports, ARY News reported. The country’s trade imbalance has reportedly surged to $23.4 billion during July to March (FY2016-17) from $16.8 billion of the corresponding period of last fiscal year (FY2015-16), showing an increase of 38.8 percent. In light of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS)'s data, the…

Population census to begin from March 15

ISLAMABAD: Chief Census Commissioner Asif Bajwa on Saturday announced that the countrywide exercise of fresh census will kick off from 15th March, 2017. Census Commissioner Bajwa speaking at a workshop in Islamabad today, said that 82 percent of the country's resources are distributed on the basis of population. He said that the population census taking place from 15th March, 2017 after a delay of nine years and will continue for six months. . He said that Pakistan Army will provide security for the census drive. He…

Arrangements made to hold sixth population census from March 15

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has finalised all arrangements to conduct the much-awaited and sixth population census from March 15, 2017, official sources revealed on Monday. “The census will be held in two phases starting from March 15, 2017”. The first phase of the census would be completed in mid-April, while the second phase was likely to start from April 24 to end in mid-May. Preliminary results of the national population census would start coming in from June that would be made public…

Federal government fails to give time frame for population census

ISLAMABAD: Despite repeated orders by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government in the centre failed in providing a definitive time frame on Friday for holding the much-needed headcount in the country. Ever since the top court took a suo motu notice of the delay for the last almost eight years in the conduct of the population census, it has never been impressed with the government’s reasoning for the delay in conducting the population census. “If the government is not willing to…