Laborers work on a building construction site in Karachi, Pakistan. Reuters
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan signed the loan agreement for a $300 million emergency assistance loan intially approved by the bank on May 19.
The tranches were fully subscribed by a syndicate of leading UAE banks, the government statement said.
Pakistan’s rupee dropped to an all-time low of 146.5 to the dollar on Thursday, days after Islamabad announced it had reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund on a fresh bailout for its troubled economy.
China’s banks extended new yuan loans in August as policymakers ratcheted up support for the slowing economy, and further policy easing is expected in coming weeks as the Sino-US trade dispute takes a bigger toll on the economy.
The non-oil exports and re-exports of Abu Dhabi touched Dhs32.8 billion mark between a period from June to August 2020, showing an upward trend by 62.5 per cent compared to Dhs20.2 billion recorded between March and May this year,
Pakistan has urged the China and ASEAN countries to benefit from the opportunities being offered in Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in the country. Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Moin-ul-Haque while speaking at the Trade and Investment
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