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PTEA opposes independent inspections of imported yarn

par Aug 9, 2017 0

Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) has strongly opposed the unproductive and baseless proposal of a certain lobby for subjecting the consig...

Satellite and text messages: Pakistani farmers' new irrigation tools

par Aug 8, 2017 0

It is still beyond farmer Mohammad Ashraf’s comprehension that people in Islamabad can predict that it will rain in the next two days in his village....

CBOT wheat futures lower on ample global supplies

par Aug 8, 2017 0

Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat futures weakened on Friday, with ample global supplies casting a bearish tone over the marketplace and in...

Black Sea wheat strong exports seen as weather boosts crop

par Aug 8, 2017 0

Black Sea wheat producers anticipate strong exports in the current marketing year as recent good weather has buoyed their expectations for bumper crop...

CBOT soyabean futures ease on good weather outlook

par Aug 8, 2017 0

Chicago Board of Trade soyabean futures eased on Friday on forecasts for cool temperatures and rain in key growing areas of the US Midwest that should...

Fallacies behind Pakistan’s inflation rate

par Aug 7, 2017 0

According to latest estimates of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), inflation in the country has fallen for the third consecutive month. What i...

Consignments of imported yarn from India

par Aug 7, 2017 0

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has requested the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to make it mandatory that all consignments of imported...

Inefficient fertiliser use damaging soil fertility in Punjab

par Aug 7, 2017 0

THE unsustainable management practices in Punjab have damaged soil fertility and health, leading to promotion of chemical fertilisers which too is ine...

Engro Fertilizers’ profit soars 256% to Rs2.48b

par Aug 5, 2017 0

KARACHI: Engro Fertilizers, a subsidiary of Engro Corporation, which is one of the largest conglomerates in Pakistan, reported a net profit of Rs2.48...

Oil sales rise in July as demand picks up pace

par Aug 5, 2017 0

KARACHI: per Sales of petroleum products rose to 2.31 million tons in July 2017, up 9% month-on-month and 8% year-on-year, showed data released by the...

Cement Exports Grow By 45% in July Despite Difficult Conditions

par Aug 5, 2017 0

The cement sector ended the current fiscal with a bang, posting a cumulative growth of 45 percent in the month of July compared to the corresponding m...

OGDC Discovers New Gas Reserves in Sindh

par Aug 5, 2017 0

Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDC) has found new oil and gas deposits in Bhambra – 1, located in district Sukkhur, Sindh according to a bourse fil...

Country needs 8% annual growth for survival, says APTMA

par Aug 4, 2017 0

KARACHI: All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma) Acting Chairman Zahid Mazhar has asked new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to place the re...

Agri-officials admonished over poor farm condition

par Aug 4, 2017 0

MULTAN: Punjab Agriculture Secretary Muhammad Mahmud expressed his displeasure over poor management of government farms by the officials concerned whi...

Bangladesh tea prices fall

par Aug 4, 2017 0

Tea prices in Bangladesh fell for a third straight week at the weekly auction despite tight supplies, although strong demand for quality leaf capped a...