Trade

South Asia Least Integrated Region For Trade

South Asia Least Integrated Region For Trade

Amin Ahmed  / Dawn ISLAMABAD – South Asia has an abysmal performance in intra-regional trade as bilateral movement of goods is throttled between India and Pakistan, says the Asian Development Bank (ADB). There is a need to harness the potential of regional cooperation through promoting multilateral institutions by learning from the experiences of European Union […]

Trump Means Business

Trump Means Business

Trump’s message is clear: As long as India opens up its markets to American products, and is willing to make common cause with the United States on some foreign policy issues, the shared commitment to democratic values and civil rights of minorities can be set aside

Withering Orchards

Withering Orchards

The longstanding promise of the authorities to procure refrigerated vans for the safe transport of apples is yet to fully materialise. There aren’t sufficient cold storage facilities that could have helped growers

Fear Lurks Across Kashmir’s Apple Orchards

Fear Lurks Across Kashmir’s Apple Orchards

Spread across 1.87 lakh acres and catering to the livelihoods of around 3.5 million people, the apple industry is threatening to become a site of Kashmiri versus outsiders tussle. This threatens the state’s Rs10,000 crore ($1.4 billion) horticulture industry

Kashmir Expects Bumper Saffron Crop This Season

Kashmir Expects Bumper Saffron Crop This Season

Pampore, the hub of saffron in Kashmir, is expected to have a bumper crop of the spice this season due to initiatives taken by the national mission on saffron (NMS).

Embattled Apple Trade

Embattled Apple Trade

The government’s efforts to salvage the apple season through Market Intervention Scheme haven’t succeeded. NAFED was accused by the apple farmers of paying less money per kilogram of the apple. So, they preferred selling outside to earn higher profit

Kashmir Businesses Suffer Rs 10,000-Crore Hit

Kashmir Businesses Suffer Rs 10,000-Crore Hit

The shutdown in Kashmir, following the abrogation of Article 370, has crippled the valley’s economy as the business community has suffered losses amounting to over Rs 10,000 crore in three months, a trade body said here.

Killing of Truckers Attack on Kashmir Economy: DGP

Killing of Truckers Attack on Kashmir Economy: DGP

Terming the killing of truckers as an attack on the economy and livelihood of the people, Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh on Saturday said the investigation into such cases was underway and that the police have got important clues.

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