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Our PM is reported to have expressed relief upon hearing the latest trade deficit figures. The finance ministry has also issued a statement on the day the data came out showing a sharp fall in the trade deficit last month, claiming that the measures taken in their mini budget in September have firmly taken...

With fiascoes coming up on all fronts, Donald Trump made a near suicidal move in extreme anxiety by sending American naval ships to the South China Sea precariously close to the Xisha Island chain called Paracel by Beijing’s antagonists, in a battle of nerves, despite the fact that the US and China were holding vice- ministerial level trade talks in Beijing. Inside the...

None can deny that Germany as the foremost economic power in Europe and one of the key leaders in the European Union, can play a more productive role in the UN Security Council. It would be a kind of role that not only could prevent the world body’s deteriorating by the US, but also would turn it into a tangible challenge for Trump’s unilateral policies in the world....

Ever since Emmanuel Macron’s presence in the Elysee Palace, German and French authorities tried to conceal their economic disputes, but in fact these differences remain solid. The point is that Angela Merkel continues to emphasize on austerity policies in Europe, especially within the borders of the EU, while Macron believes in economic reforms. Over the past years,...

Undoubtedly Pakistan’s reserves position has enhanced with all the aid that has come from friendly countries. Yet there might still be no way of escaping an IMF program. Nevertheless, despite appreciation of all this help, the government must make certain that the procedure is crystal clear. So far the UAE handout, though welcome, is not vividly clear for the market...

Undoubtedly Pakistan’s reserves position has enhanced with all the aid that has come from friendly countries. Yet there might still be no way of escaping an IMF program. Nevertheless, despite appreciation of all this help, the government must make certain that the procedure is crystal clear. So far the UAE handout, though welcome, is not vividly clear for the market...

Donald Trump’s chaotic state has made him even more suspicious about those around him. The changes made in Trump’s government during the past two years can be termed as calm before the storm. In the next two years (2019 and 2020), we will see the rise of crises at the White House, which could affect Trump’s political future. When Trump gets frustrated...

The U.S. President Donald Trump has recently said that he “looks forward to meeting the new leadership in Pakistan” amidst repetition of the allegation against Pakistan being duplicitous in its dealings with America. Welcoming the U.S. President Donald Trump’s remarks on ties with Pakistan, the FO spokesman said the government is keenly waiting for the engagement...

Social media is full of dismay and even fear of U.S. policies and actions in the Middle East. It hardly warrants repeating what the dismay consists of and why it exists because almost everyone knows already. It’s been obvious for years, especially after Bush invaded Iraq. Many countries are the focus of U.S. hostility under Trump; so far in some cases the hostilities...

Trump’s decision to close the U.S. southern border with Mexico completely if devoting the sum of billions of dollars in federal spending for building a wall there is not accepted has raised unhappiness among his adversaries. This is the same president who repetitively promised the American people that Mexico would pay for the wall that he plans to construct. Now...

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