PPIB attracts $9.4bn foreign investment so far
The Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) has attracted around $ 9.4 billion investment so far. PPIB had successfully managed to induct 31 independent private power projects (IPPs) of about 9071 MW worth $ 9.4 billion investment. They said PPIB is a "One Window" facilitator to the private investors in the field of power generation on behalf of the Government of Pakistan (GOP).
Topic: Cotton yarn worth $1.243bn exported in last FY
Cotton yarn worth US$ 1.243 billion exported during last financial year ending on June 30, 2017 as compared the corresponding period of last year. During the period from July-June, 2016-17, about 455,345 metric tons of cotton yarn worth US$ 1.243 billion exported as compared the exports of 423,624 metric tons valuing US$ 1.264 billion of same period last year. According the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, cotton yarn exports from the country during the period under review decreased by 1.69 percent as against the exports of last year.
Topic: Weekly inflation falls 0.13pc
The weekly inflation for the week ended on July 27 for the combined income groups decreased by 0.13 percent as compared to the previous week. According to the data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Friday, the Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 218.75 points against 219.03 points last week. As compared to the corresponding week of last year, the SPI for the combined group in the week under review witnessed nominal increase of 0.46 per cent.
Host: Mushtaq Ahmad Wani (Kashmir Update)
Co-host: Zubair Munawar (Business Update)