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EU wheat slips as tumble in Chicago prices

par Aug 17, 2017 0

Euronext wheat futures hovered near contract lows on Tuesday, as a tumble in Chicago prices and enduring worries about ample supplies put fresh pressu...

Readymade garments’ exports up by six percent

par Aug 17, 2017 0

The country's export of readymade textile grew by six percent to $2.316 billion last fiscal year, official figures say. Increase in the garments expor...

Cotton prices fall as supply rises

par Aug 17, 2017 0

Prices continued slide on the cotton market on Wednesday as seed cotton supply improved in the process of trading, dealers said. The official spot rat...

Palm oil lower on European vegoils market

par Aug 16, 2017 0

Palm oil on the European vegetable oils market eased on Monday, tracking lower Malaysian palm oil futures on plans by leading buyer India to increase...

Cotton near one-month low as larger crop outlook continues to weigh

par Aug 16, 2017 0

ICE cotton fell to a near one-month low on Thursday after data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) showed an improvement in crop conditions i...

Pakistan to produce 26 million ton wheat, 9.6 million ton rice this year

par Aug 16, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: About 26.5 million tons of wheat will be produced during the crop season 2017-18 to fulfill the domestic requirements of the Coun...

Pests threaten Sindh’s Bt cotton production

par Aug 15, 2017 0

The cotton crop is under pest and ‘sucking complex’ attack again this year in lower Sindh as crop has entered picking stage. Picking will be in full...

Cotton USA highlights US cotton quality to China, Pak

par Aug 15, 2017 0

An eight-member executive delegation of Cotton USA emphasised on the quality of cotton produced in US to China and Pakistan textile mill leaders durin...

PARC trains 100,000 farmers in last 4 years

par Aug 15, 2017 0

The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has trained about 100,000 farmers of rice, wheat, maize and sugarcane crops across the country during...

Cotton hits over three-week low on bulk crop fears

par Aug 15, 2017 0

ICE cotton fell to a more than three-week low on Monday on expectations of higher production in the United States and as the dollar strengthened. Cott...

Hectic buying by spinners mills

par Aug 11, 2017 0

Prices firmly held the present levels on sustained buying by mills and spinners, dealers said on cotton market on Thursday. The official spot rate was...

ICE cotton falls over 4 percent

par Aug 11, 2017 0

ICE cotton futures fell over 4 percent on Thursday to a two-week low after markets were surprised by supply estimates from the US Department of Agricu...

Bed-wear textile export witnesses 6 percent rise

par Aug 11, 2017 0

Pakistan's export of bed-wear textile surged by six percent to $2.133 billion in the last fiscal year 2017, according to official figures. The bed-wea...

Cotton futures end near flat ahead of WASDE report

par Aug 10, 2017 0

ICE cotton futures ended almost flat in low volume trading on Wednesday as markets waited for the key supply and demand estimates report on Thursday....

Food Security Policy: PARC finalises draft for cabinet review

par Aug 9, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (Parc) has developed first draft of the food security policy in consultation with provincial part...