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Brazil’s CS sugar output rises with dry weather

par Jul 31, 2017 0

Brazil's main cane belt produced more than 3 million tonnes of sugar in the first half of July, the largest two-week amount since the harvest began in...

Fishing season begins today: fishermen hope seafood export may go up

par Jul 31, 2017 0

Pakistan's historic seafood export of $394.219 million during the fiscal year 2017 has offered a little to the poor fishermen, who hold down their exp...

Prices rise on slow arrivals of seed cotton

par Jul 29, 2017 0

Prices moved up on the cotton market on Friday in the process of slow arrivals of seed cotton, dealers said. The official spot rate was higher by Rs 5...

PAKISTAN, US LAUNCH PUNJAB PROVINCE'S SOIL FERTILITY ATLAS

par Jul 29, 2017 0

Pakistan and the United States have launched the Punjab Province's Soil Fertility Atlas. Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Ha...

Govt to provide guarantees for LNG pipeline financing

par Jul 28, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: As the country’s gas reserves deplete, the federal government has agreed to provide guarantees for raising Rs175 billion for building a thi...

Oil tankers’ strike

par Jul 28, 2017 0

The oil tankers' strike mercifully ended on July 26 after three days of disruption of supplies, which caused long queues of customers at filling stati...

Secretary textile assures exporters of resolving issues

par Jul 28, 2017 0

Secretary Textile Hasan Iqbal has said that Prime Minister Export Package was announced after deliberation with all stakeholders and associations and...

FBR alerts taxpayers to fake emails; FIA approached to probe issue

par Jul 27, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has said that some hackers are using a fake webpage of FBR created for nefarious purposes. The taxpayers rec...

FBR transfers 16 IR officers of BS 18-20

par Jul 27, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has transferred and posted 16 Inland Revenue Service (IRS) officers of BS 18-20. Ardsher Saleem Tariq (Inla...

Textile sector to get Rs15 billion under PM’s package by August 14

par Jul 27, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Textile Industry on Wednesday emphasised the importance of value addition and promoting and fac...

Banks disburse agri credit of Rs704.5bn in FY 2016-17: SBP

par Jul 27, 2017 0

KARACHI: The banks disbursed agricultural credit of Rs 704.5 billion in the fiscal year (FY) 2016-17.A State bank of Pakistan (SBP) statement here on...

Wheat worth US$ 967,000 exported in previous year

par Jul 27, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: As many as 3,676 metric tons of wheat worth US$ 967,000 exported during previous financial year (2016-17) as compared the exports of corres...

Meeting sought: Millers press govt to allow surplus sugar export

par Jul 26, 2017 0

LAHORE: The Pakistan Sugar Mills Association Punjab Zone (PSMA), while not agreeing with the government’s policy that does not allow further export of...

PTEA criticises non-payment of tax rebates and duty drawback

par Jul 26, 2017 0

FAISALABAD: The Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) has expressed concern over non-release of funds for payment of incentives announced unde...

LCS’ tree plantation drive hopes to boost ecosystem

par Jul 26, 2017 0

LAHORE: Being one of the major metropolitans of the country, Lahore city is undergoing the urban heat island effect. This causes major temperature va...