Day: February 15, 2020

US raises tariffs on European aircraft in ongoing dispute over subsidies

WASHINGTON                     –             The US government on Friday said it would increase tariffs on aircraft imported from the European Union to 15% from 10%, ratcheting up pressure on Brussels in a nearly 16-year transatlantic dispute over aircraft subsidies. The US Trade Representative’s Office said it remained […]

Provincial govts record budget surplus of Rs323.7b in first half

ISLAMABAD                 –               The four provinces jointly provided a massive budget surplus of Rs323.7 billion to the Centre during the first half (July-December) of the ongoing financial year. The four provincial governments recorded budget surplus of Rs323.7 billion during July to December period of FY2020, as […]