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Kinnow export to Indonesia surges to $23m

PAR Feb 20, 2017 0

Pakistan’s Kinnow exports to Indonesia surged to $ 23 million in 2016 as compare to $ 3 million in 2013 in the wake of Preferential Trade Agreement be...

Pakistan to export seafood to China via land route

PAR Feb 20, 2017 0

KARACHI: Pakistan will start the export of seafood to the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region using a land route that China will use to ship oil and natu...

Mills earn billions by selling sugar to USC at higher price

PAR Feb 20, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Sugar barons have pocketed billions of rupees in collusion with the top management of Utility Stores Corporation (USC) by selling the sweet...

Part of long-awaited subsidy on fertilizers released

PAR Feb 17, 2017 0

The Government of Pakistan has released the second tranche of the long-awaited subsidy amount promised on fertilizers in the National Budget 2016-2017...

‘Focus on agriculture can increase exports,resolve food security issues’

PAR Feb 17, 2017 0

LAHORE: Prioritising and focusing on the agriculture sector can increase exports and resolve food security issues of Pakistan for which a powerful agr...

Rajwana inaugurates hydroponic greenhouse

PAR Feb 17, 2017 0

Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana on Thursday said use of modern technology in agriculture would strengthen economy and improve lives of...

Cotton arrivals up 10.63pc to 10.634 million bales

PAR Feb 17, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Textile mills bought around 9.515 million cotton bales during the fortnight in February as compared to 8.390 million bales a year earlier,...

Cotton Firm

PAR Feb 16, 2017 0

Karachi: Active trading prevailed at the Karachi Cotton Exchange on Wednesday, while spot rates remained firm. The spot rates stood unchanged at Rs6,...

UAE lifts ban on poultry products’ import

PAR Feb 15, 2017 0

The Ministry of Commerce (MoC), Tuesday, announced that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had lifted ban on import of poultry and poultry products from P...

Govt urged to provide funds to ZTB

PAR Feb 15, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD-Senate Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research has recommended the federal government to provide funds to Zarai Tariqiati...

Price hike in cotton by Rs 100 per bale

PAR Feb 15, 2017 0

KARACHI  - Pakistan Cotton Ginners  Association (PCGA) announced latest price of cotton on Tuesday which is Rs 7,1000 after price hike of Rs 100 per...

Tunnel farming more productive than traditional

PAR Feb 13, 2017 0

The tunnel farming technology for vegetable production has gained popularity among the small growers and farmers in the district. Agriculture departm...

Cotton bolls hit by pink bollworm destroyed

PAR Feb 13, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department has destroyed 500 cotton bolls affected by pink bollworm in the province under its campaign to destroy the cotton bo...

Cotton prices firm on hectic trade activity

PAR Feb 13, 2017 0

Rates maintained firm posture on the cotton market on Saturday during the sizeable business, dealers said. The official spot rate was unmoved at Rs 67...

Poultry feed products free of pork fat, meat: industry

PAR Feb 10, 2017 0

LAHORE: The Pakistan Poultry Association (North Zone), while reacting to a proposed resolution on slapping ban on poultry feed import in the Punjab As...