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Islamic Microfinance is an Ignored Segment of Islamic Finance Industry

Apparently, it is a matter of pleasure that global volume of Islamic Finance Industry has crossed $ 1.3 Trillion approximately, which is, definitely, providing the best and compatible sources of finance with interest free modes. According to a careful estimate, there are more than 2000 Islamic Financial Institutions are offering Islamic Banking, Islamic Insurance (Takaful), Islamic Funds, Mudaraba, Islamic Bonds (Sukuk), Islamic Microfinance and some other institutions actively providing Islamic…

Agriculture took a massive blow in 2012

Saturday 29 December 2012 Hayley Rhodes, of Primrose Hill Farm, Wragby, works in trials. She writes - Welcome to 2013, and goodbye and good riddance to 2012. It will certainly be remembered for the awful weather and the wettest summer on record. Also agriculture has taken a massive blow this year with below average yields, appalling drilling conditions, falling milk prices, rising feed prices and high input costs, there is no wonder that farmer confidence has been badly knocked. For…

Rice export orders witness 60pc fall

November 19, 2012 LAHORE - The rice export orders have registered a sharp decline of 60 per cent than last year, as the artificial hike in prices of paddy, apart from causing inflation in the country, has knocked the exporters out of the international markets due to ineffective pricing against neighbouring country of India, industry sources stated on Sunday. They said that Pakistan produces 6 million tons of rice while local consumption is just 2 million tons. Rest of 4 million tons…

Provisions of Article 6 of FCTC worry tobacco farmers

October 24, 2012: While the tobacco growers around the world are trying to voice their concern unanimously against FCTC's vague recommendations, the absurd recommendations have also started raising eyebrows of people sitting at highest echelons of power. The main point of contentions is Article 6 that is directly hitting farmers by suggesting unprecedented increase in taxes and WHO recommendation against tier system of tax. The Article 6 of FCTC says price and tax measures are an…

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