Author: PAR

Cotton futures edge higher

PAR Jun 21, 2018 0

ICE cotton futures settled higher on Wednesday after slipping to a one-month low earlier in the session amid concerns over a trade dispute between the...

Textile exports up by 28.42 percent in May

PAR Jun 21, 2018 0

Exports of textile group registered a growth of 28.42 percent in May 2018 and increased to US $1.204 billion from US $ 937.723 million for the same mo...

Cotton market: prices firm amid slow business

PAR Jun 21, 2018 0

A kind of firmness prevailed on the cotton market on Wednesday in the process of slow trading activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was uncha...

Pakistan Market Price Bulletin, June 2018

PAR Jun 21, 2018 0

In May 2018, the prices of wheat and wheat flour decreased by 3.8% and 3.4%, respectively, over April 2018; the price of rice Irri-6 increased by 1.5%...

Sindh falls short by 30 percent in cotton sowing

PAR Jun 21, 2018 0

KARACHI: Due to acute water shortage, Sindh falls short of completing the cotton sowing target by at least 30 percent of its land, experts and growe...

Steps being taken for betterment of agri sector

PAR Jun 21, 2018 0

Steps are being taken for betterment of agriculture sector in Balochistan for the sake of enhancing production of food grains in the province. A spoke...

Cotton futures tumble

PAR Jun 20, 2018 0

ICE cotton futures traded limit down on Tuesday, sliding to their lowest in nearly four weeks as concerns about an escalating trade conflict between t...

Lean business on cotton market

PAR Jun 20, 2018 0

Little business was seen on the cotton market on Tuesday amid post-holiday session, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 7,600, th...

Wheat and sugar remain neglected

PAR Jun 20, 2018 0

In the past, the Pakistan Flour Mills Association has recommended to the federal and provincial governments to do away with this subsidy and instead l...

Thirsty Days Ahead: Pakistan’s Looming Water Crisis

PAR Jun 20, 2018 0

Pakistan is currently facing an acute water shortage that is likely to wreck havoc in the country in the coming years. Recently, the Indus River Syste...

Re-thinking the national water policy

PAR Jun 20, 2018 0

PAKISTAN approved its first National Water Policy on April 24, 2018. Following this, a recent wave of discussions on social media seems to have brough...

Slowdown on cotton market due to Eid holidays

PAR Jun 15, 2018 0

Activities on the ready cotton market slowed on Thursday as Friday through next Monday, (15th to 18th June 2018) both days inclusive, are public holid...

No business witnessed

PAR Jun 15, 2018 0

No business was witnessed on the cotton market on Thursday ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr holidays, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 7,6...

Climate changes in Pakistan

PAR Jun 14, 2018 0

Pakistan is suffering from climate-changing effect. In 2010, we have witnessed a flood that still haunts us and those who suffered from it are still...

SC orders sugar millers to pay dues by today

PAR Jun 14, 2018 0

LAHORE: Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Wednesday remarked that the people “eligible” to reside in government houses were kept waiting while “ineligible”...