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Strong demand raises cotton prices up

par Aug 24, 2017 0

Strong demand pushed rates higher on the cotton market on Wednesday in the process of trading, dealers said. The official spot rate rose by Rs 50 to R...

Setting up of apparels export council on the cards

par Aug 23, 2017 0

Central Chairman Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) Ijaz A. Khokhar has said that PRGMEA is actively conside...

30,000 Solar Systems Installed for Tube Wells & Drip Irrigation

par Aug 23, 2017 0

The Government of Pakistan has installed thirty-thousand solar systems for tube wells and drip irrigation across Pakistan in a bid to enhance the effi...

Agriculture dept launches awareness campaign to eradicate fruit fly

par Aug 22, 2017 0

FAISALABAD: The agriculture department has launched a week-long awareness campaign for the eradication of fruit fly. In this regard, a seminar was he...

Clash averted between tobacco growers, police

par Aug 22, 2017 0

A serious clash between tobacco growers and police was averted when the protesting farmers were on way to block Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway at Swabi i...

Cotton up for third straight session on short-covering

par Aug 22, 2017 0

ICE cotton gained on Monday for a third straight session as investors covered their short positions after heavy rains in US growing regions hurt outpu...

Officials From Agricultural Department Get 327 Smartphones

par Aug 21, 2017 0

In Multan, smartphones have been distributed to at least 327 officials from the agricultural department. According to the press release issued by the...

Agriculture uplift stands at the heart of development: CM

par Aug 21, 2017 0

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that agriculture is the backbone of the national economy. Talking to a delegation of the Pakist...

Oil transporters threaten to discontinue operations again

par Aug 21, 2017 0

KARACHI: Oil transporters have again threatened to go on strike from Monday (August 21) if the government does not accept their demands. “Our talks w...

Minister seeks proposals for resolving textile sector’s issues

par Aug 21, 2017 0

Short and long term remedial strategies would be evolved to drag out textile sector from the current crisis and in this connection all stakeholders sh...

Cotton market: cautious selling helps rates from free-fall

par Aug 21, 2017 0

Ginners refrained from panic selling, which helped prices to resist more slide on the cotton market on Saturday, dealers said. The official spot rate...

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...