The budget report says the CEB will lose Rs. 35,141 m in 2017 and is projected to lose Rs. 16,507 m in the following year.
However, the CPC will earn a before-tax net profit of Rs. 14,404 m in 2017, and Rs. 2,796 m in 2018.
In both years, the price of a crude barrel will remain unchanged at 48.6 dollars, according to budget 2018.