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Patients hit by shortage of drugs as prices soar – The Times

7 December 2017

Cancer patients and people with severe mental illness are going without essential medicines because of shortages that have cost the NHS £180 million in six months, The Times has learnt. At least 100 drugs have been affected by supply problems, forcing health officials to approve temporary price r...

Tax Anomalies in Pakistan

5 December 2017

Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has proposed to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to remove customs tariff anomalies and abolish full and final tax structure on the commercial importers to make local manufacturers more competitive, as final tax liability of such importers has placed local manufactu...

Regulatory Duties

15 November 2017

Foreign investors on Tuesday urged the tax authorities to revisit the regulatory duty regime in order to promote investment and manufacturing in Pakistan. Overseas Investors’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI), which represents foreign and multinational companies in the country, said its mem...

Contract Manufacturing

13 November 2017

Contract manufacturing is an outsourcing of certain production activities that were previously performed by the manufacturer to a third-party. A company may outsource the manufacture of certain components for the product or outsource the assembly of the product....