Author: PAR

European wheat prices lower on strong euro

PAR May 23, 2017 0

European wheat prices were slightly lower on Friday as a rise in the euro to a six-month high against the dollar further dented export prospects. Dece...

Textile exports continue to weaken

PAR May 23, 2017 0

Pakistan textile exports continue to slide as exports contracted to $10.296 billion during the first ten months of the current fiscal year, down by 0....

APTMA submits budget proposals

PAR May 23, 2017 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills association has submitted its proposals for 10 percent compound growth in exports to achieve $20 billion export target...

Cotton futures slightly down

PAR May 23, 2017 0

ICE cotton futures fell slightly on Monday on favourable growing conditions for the natural fibre and expectations of more export cancellations. Favou...

Cotton prices stable on sizeable activity

PAR May 23, 2017 0

Prices maintained present levels on the cotton market on Monday in the process of sizeable trading activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was...

EU rapeseed crop looking good despite drought

PAR May 22, 2017 0

Rapeseed crops in the European Union's largest producers are in reasonable condition despite the double blows of drought and late spring frosts, exper...

Rice prices hit multi-month high in Thailand and Vietnam

PAR May 22, 2017 0

Rice prices hit multi-month peak in Thailand and Vietnam this week on export prospects, while high rates in India kept buyers at bay, traders said on...

Cotton prices firm on modest trade

PAR May 22, 2017 0

Shortage of fine lint, helped rates to keep present levels on the cotton market on Saturday in the process of modest trade, dealers said. The official...

Cotton yarn, cloth production up in nine months

PAR May 22, 2017 0

Domestic production of cotton yarn and cotton cloth grew by 0.78 percent and 0.51 percent respectively during first three quarters of current financia...

Spot prices rise on subdued business

PAR May 19, 2017 0

A few deals finalised on the cotton market on Thursday as the ginners were not keen to make new deals because rates were not matching with their psych...

Rotterdam vegetable oil prices

PAR May 18, 2017 0

The following were Wednesday's Rotterdam vegetable oil prices at 1600 GMT: SOYOIL EU degummed: euro tonne fob exmill May 2017 760.00 +5.00 June 2017...

CBOT corn futures slightly higher

PAR May 18, 2017 0

Chicago Board of Trade corn futures closed steady to slightly higher on Tuesday, with traders noting end-of-session short-covering. Corn prices had tr...

European wheat futures fall on strong euro

PAR May 18, 2017 0

European wheat futures in Paris fell on Tuesday to approach contract lows, hit by an export-punishing surge in the euro's value and fall in US prices....

PMEX daily trading report

PAR May 18, 2017 0

On Tuesday at Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited, PMEX Commodity Index closed at 2,973. The total traded value of Metals, Energy and COTS/FX was rec...

APTMA concerned over lingering goods transporters’ strike

PAR May 18, 2017 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Chairman Aamir Fayyaz has expressed concerns over suspension of the Karachi port operations, saying...