Author: PAR

Prices down on cotton market

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

Cotton prices came down on the local market on Saturday in the process of modest trading activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was down by Rs...

PFMA urges government to ensure rebate refunds

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA-Punjab) leadership has claimed that non-payment of refunds of Rs 12-15 billion under the head of rebate on whea...

Upcountry growers urged to plan wheat harvesting

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

The Met Office has said that the farmers of upcountry should chalk out plans for wheat harvesting keeping in view the dry weather ahead. It said that...

FBR looks to milk more taxes from dairy sector

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: For the third straight year, the government is planning to milk more taxes from the dairy sector and this time, the target product is tea w...

Cotton yarn, cloth production grow by 0.67pc, 0.43pc

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

Domestic production of cotton yarn and cotton cloth during first eight months of current financial year grew by 0.67 percent and 0.43 percent respecti...

Haleeb wants government to withdraw ST, RD on dairy industry

PAR Apr 20, 2017 0

Chief Operating Officer (COO) Haleeb Foods MK Lodhi termed addition of sales tax to the cost of packaged milk and imposition of 25 percent regulatory...

Ministry refuses to write off Balochistan farmers’ loans

PAR Apr 20, 2017 0

Finance Ministry has refused to write off Rs 7.8 billion outstanding agricultural loans against around 12,000 farmers of Balochistan due to financial...

Budget proposals: SECP suggests abolition of tax on REITs

PAR Apr 20, 2017 0

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has recommended abolition of tax on Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) and a uniform rate o...

Cotton trade activity rises ahead of SC verdict

PAR Apr 20, 2017 0

Buying interest emerged on the cotton market on Wednesday ahead of decision on Panamagate case on Thursday, dealers said. The official spot rate uncha...

Budget proposals for 2017-18: NA body to meet on April 26

PAR Apr 19, 2017 0

The National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance will hold a meeting on April 26 on budget proposals received from various sectors for onward submi...

CPEC is an investment project: Bijarani

PAR Apr 19, 2017 0

Minister planning and development Mir Hazar khan Bijarani has said that CPEC project is not an economic aid given to Pakistan but it is an investment...

Experts call for balanced use of fertilizers

PAR Apr 19, 2017 0

Experts at an International seminar have called for ensuring balanced use of fertilizers to overcome decreasing soil fertility, and increasing product...

Cotton prices firm on improved trade activity

PAR Apr 19, 2017 0

Trade activity improved on the cotton market on Tuesday as needy mills showed interest in fresh buying of lint cotton, dealers said. The official spot...

Cotton production rises by 10 percent

PAR Apr 19, 2017 0

Cotton production for year 2016-17 ended with a total output rising by 10 percent to 10.7 million bales, said Cotton Ginners Forum. Cotton production...

PCGA urges government to bring down WHT to 0.2 percent

PAR Apr 18, 2017 0

Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) has urged the government to bring down withholding tax to 0.2 percent, instead of 1 percent that is current...