Mon, 04 Dec 2023

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistani caretaker Minister for Commerce Gohar Ejaz said that his country has been exploiting all resources to bring the national economy back on track with sustainable growth and development.

Pakistan needed to further enhance exports of manufactured items to earn valuable foreign exchange by diversifying exports and achieving targets of 80 billion U.S. dollars in exports within the 90-day time frame, the minister said on Friday. (Pakistan-Economy-Exports)

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COLOMBO -- Sri Lanka will relax restrictions imposed on imported goods except vehicles in October, a state minister said on Saturday.

Addressing a conference, State Minister of Finance Shehan Semasinghe said import restrictions are currently maintained on 600 HS codes (Harmonized System codes). (Sri Lanka-Import Restrictions)

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HANOI -- Vietnam's climate investment opportunities will reach up to 757 billion U.S. dollars by 2030, focusing on renewable energy, green construction, energy efficiency and transportation, according to the latest statistics of the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Vietnam's climate finance sector is still facing significant challenges in ensuring a strong alignment between major investment opportunities and environmental goals, Vietnam News Agency reported on Friday, citing Allen Forlemu, IFC's regional industry director for Financial Institutions Group, Asia and Pacific. (Vietnam-Climate-Investment)

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PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet has called for continued support from the international community to achieve the country's mine-free goal by 2025.

Hun Manet made the appeal at the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, the United States on Friday (New York time), according to a statement of his speech released to the media on Saturday. (Cambodia-Land Mine)

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