Business

How Pakistan Can Revive Its Textile Sector?

The coronavirus lockdown has badly hit Pakistan. The textile sector is in shambles with many of their international orders cancelled or asked to suspend the shipment of ordered goods for at least three weeks and longer. With textile retailers and outlets closed, there is a complete disruption in the entire domestic textile supply chain, putting at risk the jobs of thousands of factory workers.

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Why Pakistan Cannot Produce Enough Vegetables?

Yields of vegetables produced in Pakistan are low which is due to infestation with diseases, low plant density, weed infestation and poor water quality. By adopting suitable seeds and cultivating methods yields could be extended considerably.

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How COVID-19 Threatens Seasonal Farmworkers and American Food Supply

Eventually, consumers could begin to see the impact of any labor shortages in the form of higher prices or shortages of products ranging from strawberries and lettuce to meat and dairy.

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How Much Crude Oil Do You Unknowingly Eat?

While we as consumers may not be aware of or mindful about the fact that so much of the things that we choose to consume contain some amount of crude oil in the form of petrochemicals, at least the petrochemicals were put there on purpose and are therefore almost certainly measured or regulated in some way.

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The EIA Is Grossly Overestimating U.S. Shale

Regardless of the geology, climate policy and waning investor interest will likely result in a lot of oil being left in the ground.

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What Ails Pakistan’s Largest Electric Supply Company?

A Pakistani magazine interviews Karachi Electric's Chairman Ikram Sehgal about the state of KE and the facts behind the death of 33 people, electrocuted in the aftermath of the recent downpours in Karachi.

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Where Did Gold Come From: Black Holes, Aztecs And The Gods

From Ancient Egypt to the U.S. Treasury its history is one of war, death, love and prosperity.

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U.S. to “Drown the World” in Oil 

Going forward, new production from the U.S. will be eight times larger than the next largest source of growth, which is Canada. In fact, the U.S. will add 1.5 times more oil and gas than the rest of the world combined.

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How to Invest if You’re Worried a Recession is Coming

Business investment and consumer confidence are taking a hit due to the growing economic jitters and uncertainty over the ongoing trade war with China. An important bond market recession warning – known as an inverted yield curve – is spooking investors.

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Land Clearing and Farming Contribute a Third of the World’s Greenhouse Gases

Given the mounting impacts of climate change on food security and land condition, there is no time to lose.

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