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Pak e-commerce market set to surpass $1b by 2020

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan’s e-commerce market is expected to surpass $1 billion in five years, say local tech gurus who believe the time is ripe to invest in this growing segment and demonstrate leadership to succeed in this industry. "Pakistan is expected to see a boom in e-commerce in the next five years. This represents a huge opportunity for both start-ups and investors," said Shayaan Tahir, Founder and CEO of local e-commerce giant Homeshopping.pk. His company has…Read More

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Seedless kinnow export can touch $1b

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Following the introduction of seedless variety, Pakistan’s kinnow exports are likely to jack up to $1 billion extra. Currently, the world citrus market is around $2.135 billion, in which, Pakistan’s share has remained around 2.5 per cent."Pakistan is losing kinnow market in European Union due to excessive seeds, as buyers seek seed-free fruit for easy eating but we are still having maximum three to five seeds in each fruit," said Chief Executive Officer Harvest…Read More

$1b will go to national exchequer thru ICH

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article image Via telecoalert.comIN MANY countries of the world the termination charge for international incoming calls is determined by national regulatory bodies. Here in Pakistan the government of Pakistan has mandated this assignment to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority.The LDIOs (Long Distance and International Operators) are licensed to terminate the international calls in Pakistan. Currently there are 14 LDI operators who compete in the international market to get a sizable chunk of traffic to…Read More

3G licence auction may fetch over $1b

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The government of Pakistan is expected to get over one billion US dollars through the auction of 3G licences as against a minimum target of $850 million, resulting positive impacts on economy mainly to contain a widening fiscal deficit of the country."The government’s projected privatization proceeds of $800 million of PTCL will add handsome financial inflows to the state kitty along with different sources such as issuance of $500 million "euro bonds" and $800…Read More

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