KCCI, SFIC ink MoU for establishing long term ties, setting up joint working group

Motiwala for insertion of arbitration clause in CPFTA to deal with trade conflicts. KARACHI: The Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) has achieved a significant milestone by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shanghai Federation of Industry & Commerce (SFIC) for establishing and maintaining long term ties, setting… Continue reading

Trade cannot be one way; Pakistan needs to focus on improving exports to Switzerland: Envoy

KARACHI: Ambassador of Switzerland Bénédict de Cerjat has said that although trade balance between Pakistan and Switzerland was largely in favor of his country but the trade cannot be one way as it works well when everybody earns profits therefore, Pakistan needs to focus more on improving its exports to… Continue reading

Zubair Motiwala for out of turn release of IT refunds to small traders, SMEs

KARACHI: Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) & Former President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) M. Zubair Motiwala has stressed that the pending Income Tax Refund Claims of small traders, shopkeepers and the SMEs must be calculated out of the turn and the claims of around Rs50,000 to Rs100,000, whose… Continue reading

FBR’s priority is to cut costs for businesses in next budget, says Dr. Ashfaq

KARACHI: Member Inland Revenue – Operations, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad has said that for the next budget, FBR’s priority is to cut the cost of doing business, get rid of excessive taxation, reduce compliance cost and set businesses free so that they could have minimum… Continue reading

President Alvi assures to take up gas crises issue with relevant Ministers

Shariq Vohra demands probe as gas crises triggered when exports picking up KARACHI: In response to deep concerns expressed by President Karachi Chamber of Commerce Industry M. Shariq Vohra on serious gas crises being suffered by Karachi, President Dr. Arif Alvi assured to take up this matter with relevant Ministers… Continue reading

BMG, KCCI congratulate BMP’s Presidential Candidate Nasir Hayat on winning FPCCI’s elections

KARACHI: The leadership of Businessmen Group (BMG) and Office Bearers of Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) have congratulated the Businessmen Panel (BMP), the newly elected President FPCCI Nasir Hayat Magoon and all others on BMP’s impressive victory in the elections of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce &… Continue reading

Zubair Motiwala, Shariq Vohra appeal PM to ensure fulfillment of uninterrupted gas supply commitment to industries

KARACHI: Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) & Former President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Zubair Motiwala and President KCCI M. Shariq Vohra have appealed Prime Minister Imran Khan, Federal Minister of Energy Omar Ayub Khan and PM’s Special Assistant Nadeem Babar to ensure that the commitments made to the… Continue reading

Shamsul Islam Khan for setting up duty free common trading zone, industrial park at Pak-Iran border

IMPROVING TRADE TIES & CURBING SMUGGLING: KARACHI: Vice President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Shamsul Islam Khan has suggested that Pakistan and Iran must look into the possibility of setting up duty free Common Trading Zone and an Industrial Park at Pak-Iran border in order to improve the… Continue reading


Saleem Mandviwalla urges Chambers, trade associations to make collective efforts for dealing with issues: KARACHI: Deputy Chairman Senate of Pakistan Saleem Mandviwalla, while speaking at a webinar organized by Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) on Wednesday to develop national consensus on core economic agenda, stated that inconsistency and… Continue reading

Women Development Dept. to launch e-portal for women entrepreneurs soon: Shehla Raza

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Women Development Syeda Shehla Raza has said that the Women Development Department will be launching an e-portal soon to internationally promote the brilliant and fascinating work being done by the women entrepreneurs of Sindh which would surely provide an effective platform for marketing various products online… Continue reading