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Pakistan’s cotton imports to hold near record highs as output dwindles

PAR Jun 29, 2016 0

Cotton imports by Pakistan are expected to remain near record-high levels in the year to July 2017, as erratic weather forces farmers in the world's f...

No deal cut on cotton market

PAR Jun 28, 2016 0

Not a single deal was reported on the cotton market on Monday, dealers said. The official spot rate remained unchanged at Rs 5,600, dealers said. In b...

Cotton Farmers Advised

PAR Jun 26, 2016 0

Cotton farmers have been told to take timely measures to save their crops from possible pesticide attacks. A warning issued by the Punjab Agriculture...

Cotton market: prices recover on selective buying by mills

PAR Jun 26, 2016 0

Prices recovered on the cotton market on Saturday amid selective buying by mills and spinners, dealers said. The official spot rate recovered overnigh...

Trade activity on cotton market slows down

PAR Jun 25, 2016 0

The volume of business came down on the cotton market on Friday as most of the participants were on the sidelines due to several factors, dealers said...

Engro Fertilizers CEO says Rs 390 cut expected

PAR Jun 25, 2016 0

The government’s concessions to the fertilizer sector and its all-out support for agriculture will result in a cut of Rs390 per bag in the price of ur...

Poor quality of seed behind damaged cotton crop

PAR Jun 24, 2016 0

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting at Committee Room of Punjab Assembly, here Thursday, which reviewed damage caused to cott...

Low cotton stocks propel prices higher

PAR Jun 24, 2016 0

With the depletion of the cotton stocks from the current season (August 2015/July 2016) to negligible numbers and arrivals of new crop (August 2016 /...

Govt fixes agricultural credit at Rs 680 billion

PAR Jun 24, 2016 0

The government has fixed the target of agricultural credit for 2016/17 at Rs 680 billion in the 11th Five-Year Plan. Keeping in view the enthusiasm o...

Cotton market: Prices soar on record buying by mills, spinners

PAR Jun 23, 2016 0

Prices went up sharply on the cotton market on Wednesday amid panic buying by mills and spinners, dealers said. The official spot rate rose by Rs 100...

APTMA chief opposes cotton export to India

PAR Jun 21, 2016 0

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) strongly opposed the export of cotton from Pakistan to India and said that it is the last nail on the c...

Cotton growers suffer due to lack of irrigation water

PAR Jun 21, 2016 0

Cotton growers are facing several problems as Wapda has allegedly failed to provide water for irrigation according to sanctioned discharge in the Chas...