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Trading picks up momentum on cotton market

par Aug 4, 2017 0

KARACHI: Improved flow of phutti (seed cotton) allowed trading activity to expand on the cotton market on Wednesday. However, short supply against hi...

CBOT corn futures lower

par Aug 4, 2017 0

Chicago Board of Trade corn futures fell more than 2 percent on Tuesday, hitting a one-month low on spillover weakness from soyabeans and forecasts fo...

Fruit, vegetable exporters get threatening letters

par Aug 3, 2017 0

KARACHI: The All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association (PFVA) has urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to ta...

US FOB Gulf HRW wheat bids fall on lackluster demand

par Aug 3, 2017 0

Basis bids for hard red winter wheat shipped by rail to the US Gulf Coast fell about 10 cents per bushel on Tuesday while offers in the ocean market a...

CBOT soyabean futures fall on improved US crop ratings

par Aug 3, 2017 0

Chicago Board of Trade soyabean futures fell more than 3 percent on Tuesday as better-than-expected weekly US crop ratings and forecasts for mild temp...

CIMMYT To Provide Zero-tillage Happy Seeder For Farmers

par Aug 3, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD : Country Representative International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center CIMMYT and project leader of Agriculture Innovation Programme (AIP...

IDPs returning to FATA receive assistance from FAO, JICA to secure agriculture based livelihoods

par Aug 2, 2017 0

Farmer households in Khyber and Kurram agencies of FATA have received assistance from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO...

Copper holds near two-year high, China and dollar support

par Aug 2, 2017 0

Copper prices held near two-year highs on Tuesday, supported by expectations of stronger demand from top consumer China, where a government-led infras...

Drought hits parts of North Dakota spring wheat prospects

par Aug 2, 2017 0

Spring wheat crops in central and northwestern North Dakota were showing the effects of hot, dry conditions and yield prospects were down sharply from...

European wheat futures fall to month lows

par Aug 2, 2017 0

European wheat futures fell on Monday to end July near the lowest levels of the month as a 2-1/2 year high for the euro versus the dollar added to pre...

Govt agrees to release fertiliser subsidy

par Aug 1, 2017 0

LAHORE: The federal government and fertiliser producers have reached an agreement on the process to be adopted to resolve the subsidy issue and the co...

Palm oil prices stable on European vegoils market

par Aug 1, 2017 0

EU rapeseed oil prices rose on Friday, buoyed by strong gains in Chicago soyabean oil and further strength in energy markets. Palm oil prices, however...

Soyameal steady on European feeds market

par Aug 1, 2017 0

Soyameal offers on Europe's meals and feeds market were flat to higher on Friday, supported by an earlier rebound in Chicago futures as traders grappl...

Palm oil rises on European vegoils market

par Jul 31, 2017 0

Palm oil on the European vegetable oils market rose on Thursday, tracking Malaysian palm oil futures, which gained on talk of a smaller than expected...

Bangladesh tenders to import 50,000 tonnes of wheat

par Jul 31, 2017 0

A Bangladesh tender to import 50,000 tonnes of wheat drew its lowest offer from Russia's Aston on Wednesday at $256.97 a tonne, CIF liner out, officia...