APBF ready to work with govt for ease of doing business March 19, 2019 - The Board of Investment (BOI) Chairman Haroon Sharif has said the government is striving to attract local as well as foreign investment with consistent policies and long-term measures for boosting exports and industrial production in the country. He was addressing the board members of the All Pakistan Business Forum who gathered on a breakfast hosted […]
APBF calls for raising exports to 11pc of GDP for sustainable growth February 28, 2019 - The All Pakistan Business Forum has recommended the government to raise exports to 11 percent of the GDP till the end of its term with a keen focus on value addition for a sustainable economic trajectory. Moreover, the FDI should only be encouraged that provide a net forex surplus by curtailing imports and increasing exports, […]
APBF, CGSS sign MoU to conduct sector-specific studies January 16, 2019 - The All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) and The Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evolve a unified strategy on the issues of common interests especially research and development to achieve high economic growth. The signing ceremony was held at Hospitality Inn Hotel, Lahore on Tuesday where […]
APBF, CGSS to sign MoU on Monday January 12, 2019 - The All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) and The Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS) are going to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evolve a unified strategy on the issues of common interests, especially research and development, to achieve high economic growth in the country. The MoU signing ceremony will be held on […]
APBF, PTEA sign MoU for joint efforts to promote trade & industry December 30, 2018 - The All Pakistan Business Forum and the Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) have agreed to make joint efforts for the promotion of trade and industry in the country. The decision was made at a meeting between the APBF President Syed Maaz Mahmood and PTEA delegation led by its Secretary General Azizullah Goher, held here today […]
APBF Member & UMT Founder Dr. Hasan Sohaib Murad has Passed Away September 10, 2018 - It is with our deepest sorrow we inform you that APBF Member & UMT Founder Dr. Hasan Sohaib Murad has passed away in a tragic road accident. Dr. Hasan Sohaib Murad was on his way back from Khunjerab Pass with his son when the accident took place. His son received serious injuries in the accident and was […]
APBF opposes tight Monetary Policy May 27, 2018 - The All Pakistan Business Forum has flayed the State Bank of Pakistan for jacking the key interest rate by 50 basis points to 6.5% for the next two months on the excuse of dealing with emerging inflationary pressure in its Monetary Policy. He said that this is the second surge in the rate since January […]
APBF expresses concerns over soaring trade deficit May 19, 2018 - The The All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) has expressed its concerns over the alarming rise in the trade deficit of the country, which has widened by 14 percent to $30.245 billion during the first 10 months of the current fiscal year of 2017-18. APBF President Ibrahim Qureshi said that only recovery in exports would ease […]
Judiciary and state should work together to reform and modernize arbitration laws- President APBF May 6, 2018 - The Center for International Investment and Commercial Arbitration (CIICA) and UMT School of Law and Policy (SLP) jointly organized an international arbitration conference at Faletti’s Hotel, Lahore. The title of the conference – “International Arbitration in Pakistan: Past, Present and Future”. The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Regional Centre for Asia and […]
APBF condemns proposed hike in power tariff April 27, 2018 - The All Pakistan Business Forum has condemned the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) for proposing raise in electricity tariff to facilitate the DISCOs, under fuel price adjustment, asking the authorities to reduce electricity and gas tariff particularly for the export industry. APBF president Ibrahim Qureshi said that the export-oriented industry is in deep trouble because […]