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Budget 2023-24: more business as usual

Budget 2023-24 can be celebrated for its bravado or mourned for its lack of seriousness. The economy is in deep trouble; with the Economic Survey 2022-23 depicting recessionary conditions. Every…

Budget 2023-24

The provisional data issued by the National Accounts Committee portray a bleak picture of the economy where real GDP has registered a sluggish rate of 0.29% in the current fiscal…

Budget 2023-24: the IMF factor – Part II

Pakistan is rather lucky to have the support of friendly countries that have extended financial assistance to the country. Besides Saudi Arabia and the UAE, China has also allowed the…

Budget 2023-24: the IMF factor (Part – I)

In the backdrop of extraordinary uncertainties — both at home and abroad — Pakistan revealed its budget for FY2023-24 on June 9. Many experts see it as a sloppily crafted…

Budget 2023-24: an astonishing read

Pakistan is currently facing the most challenging conditions in history, with a severe economic crisis compounded by political uncertainty. The economy is facing stagflation as it is expected to shrink…

What’s in Budget 2023-24?

The editorial published in this paper yesterday (‘Budget 2023-24: nobody’s budget’, June 9) correctly pointed out that the finance minister’s attempt to please everyone while preparing the federal budget for…

The budget 2023-24

The government’s negotiators are citing the pending International Monetary Fund (IMF) ninth review as well as the need to table the budget for 2023-24 and get its approval from parliament…

FY2023-24 Budget

The government is expected to present the budget for the next fiscal year in the first week of June. Budgets in Pakistan have always been quite an event with lobbies…

Budget strategy for FY2023-24

The budget for 2023-24 will be presented by the federal government in the Parliament in the next few days. There has been a lot of speculation about the budget strategy…

Budget-2023-24: Yet another ritualistic exercise

Majority of the Pakistanis are going to be dejected after hearing the second budget of the outgoing alliance government of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), to be presented by the four-time…