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New crop cotton prices steady

PAR Jun 22, 2018 0

New crop cotton prices (August 2018/July 2019) are steady in the domestic market even while cotton prices at other origins like America, China and Ind...

Spot rate falls

PAR Jun 22, 2018 0

Official spot rate dropped modestly on the cotton market on Thursday in process of sluggish business, dealers said. The official spot rate after maint...

Pakistan’s Water: A Political-Economy Perspective

PAR Jun 22, 2018 0

Pakistan receives average rainfall of not more than 250mm per year, making it one of the most arid and most water-stressed countries on the planet. A...

Food minister briefed about agri deptt

PAR Jun 22, 2018 0

Caretaker Provincial Minister for Agriculture, Food and Planning & Development Sardar Tanvir Ilyas Khan presided over a high-level meeting held in...

Cotton exports grew by 32.66pc

PAR Jun 22, 2018 0

Raw cotton exports from the country during 11 months of current financial year grew by 32.66 percent as against the exports of the corresponding perio...

Poverty and farming

PAR Jun 22, 2018 0

Everyone knows in Pakistan 35% people live below poverty line but what is the root of poverty is known to very few. According to a new research condu...

Cotton futures edge higher

PAR Jun 21, 2018 0

ICE cotton futures settled higher on Wednesday after slipping to a one-month low earlier in the session amid concerns over a trade dispute between the...

Cotton market: prices firm amid slow business

PAR Jun 21, 2018 0

A kind of firmness prevailed on the cotton market on Wednesday in the process of slow trading activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was uncha...

Sindh falls short by 30 percent in cotton sowing

PAR Jun 21, 2018 0

KARACHI: Due to acute water shortage, Sindh falls short of completing the cotton sowing target by at least 30 percent of its land, experts and growe...

Steps being taken for betterment of agri sector

PAR Jun 21, 2018 0

Steps are being taken for betterment of agriculture sector in Balochistan for the sake of enhancing production of food grains in the province. A spoke...

Cotton futures tumble

PAR Jun 20, 2018 0

ICE cotton futures traded limit down on Tuesday, sliding to their lowest in nearly four weeks as concerns about an escalating trade conflict between t...

Lean business on cotton market

PAR Jun 20, 2018 0

Little business was seen on the cotton market on Tuesday amid post-holiday session, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 7,600, th...

Wheat and sugar remain neglected

PAR Jun 20, 2018 0

In the past, the Pakistan Flour Mills Association has recommended to the federal and provincial governments to do away with this subsidy and instead l...

Thirsty Days Ahead: Pakistan’s Looming Water Crisis

PAR Jun 20, 2018 0

Pakistan is currently facing an acute water shortage that is likely to wreck havoc in the country in the coming years. Recently, the Indus River Syste...

Re-thinking the national water policy

PAR Jun 20, 2018 0

PAKISTAN approved its first National Water Policy on April 24, 2018. Following this, a recent wave of discussions on social media seems to have brough...