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Pakistan economists urge action to tackle deficit

Related Articles KARACHI: Top economists have called for tough policy measures to curb Pakistan’s current account deficit that include new taxes on imports.The deficit has reached $ 7.6 billion, or 4.4 percent of GDP, in the first half of the ...

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New Mumbai metro will beat traffic, but at what cost?

Related Articles MUMBAI: A new underground metro is expected to ease the burden on Mumbai’s notoriously congested roads and railways, but not everybody in India’s sprawling financial capital is happy about the multi-billion-dollar project.Announced in 2014 with much fanfare, the ...

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Chinese, Russians shore up Middle East tourism

MADRID: Chinese and Russian visitors boosted Middle Eastern tourism last year following a 2016 slump as Europeans gave the area a wide berth on security fears, according to the World Tourism Organization (WTO).The Mideast region as a whole drew 58 ...

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Saudi Arabia calls for extending non-OPEC cooperation

Related Articles MUSCAT: Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khaled Al-Falih on Sunday called for extending cooperation between OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers beyond 2018 after a deal to shore up crude prices.“We should not limit our efforts to 2018. We need ...

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