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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...

Pakistan's soybean imports on the rise

par Aug 9, 2017 0

Pakistan continues to increase its purchasing of soybeans with imports expected to reach a record 1.6 million tonnes during 2016-17 and 2 million tonn...

Palm oil sees strongest gains in two weeks

par Aug 9, 2017 0

Malaysian palm oil futures made their biggest daily gains in two weeks on Tuesday, reversing losses from the previous session, supported by strength i...

EU wheat prices fall on firm euro

par Aug 9, 2017 0

European wheat futures fell on Monday, depressed by a firm euro and rising crop estimates in France and Russia, while the market was also keeping a cl...

Textile machinery import surges

par Aug 9, 2017 0

Pakistan's import of textile machinery surged by 21 percent to $556.836 million last fiscal year 2017, official figures say. Increase in textile machi...