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Giving in to pressure, govt allows 1.1m-ton sugar export

PAR Dec 5, 2018 0

The federal government caved in to the demands of sugar barons on Tuesday, who enjoy the backing of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) stalwart Jahangir T...

ECC allows releasing Rs2bn outstanding claims to sugar mill owners

PAR Dec 5, 2018 0

Islamabad : Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has directed the Finance Division to release the outstanding claims, worth Rs2 bill...

Rice conference in Larkana next week

PAR Nov 22, 2018 0

KARACHI: Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan is organising a two-day conference in Larkana next week for awareness of farmers to reduce quantity of...

USDA projects Pakistan’s sugar production may decline to 6.5 million tons in 2018-19

PAR Nov 22, 2018 0

It added that presently Pakistan’s export policies include an unsubsidized 1-million-ton export quota against 2 million tons exported and freight subs...

Cotton prices up on rising demand

PAR Nov 22, 2018 0

Rates improved marginally on the cotton market on Tuesday in the process of trading activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs...

ECC to allow wheat export tomorrow

PAR Nov 20, 2018 0

Islamabad : The government has called a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet on Tuesday to allow export of wheat for ea...

New strategies being used for improving agriculture in Balochistan

PAR Nov 20, 2018 0

In an effort to enhance household incomes, improve food security and nutritional status of men, women and youth associated with agriculture in Balochi...

Fresh buying by mills on cotton market

PAR Nov 20, 2018 0

Some leading mills showed interest in fresh buying on the cotton market on Monday in the process of trading activity, dealers said. The official spot...

Pakistan has to import over four million cotton bales

PAR Nov 19, 2018 0

Pakistan has to import over 4 million cotton bales that would cost around $1.5 billion, owing to declining production of cotton this season, sources r...

Subdued business on cotton market

PAR Nov 19, 2018 0

Trade activity came down on the local cotton market on Saturday as ginners refrained from big deals on fears of shortfall in cotton production, dealer...

Low activity seen on cotton market

PAR Nov 16, 2018 0

Steadier trend was seen on the local market on Thursday as some leading buyers made buying of fine quality to replenish their stock, dealers said. The...

Cotton prices fall on lack of buying interest

PAR Nov 15, 2018 0

Rates of cotton fell slightly on the local market on Wednesday owing to lack of buying interest, dealers said. The official spot rate depreciated by R...

Subdued business on cotton market

PAR Nov 14, 2018 0

Subdued business was again witnessed on the cotton market on Tuesday as mills still on the sidelines in the absence of motivating factors, dealers sai...

Govt Considering Plan to Build 19 Dams Including Kalabagh

PAR Nov 13, 2018 0

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led federal government is reportedly considering the construction of 19 dams to enhance water storage capacity of t...

PCGA suspends cotton purchase from growers

PAR Nov 12, 2018 0

Multan : The Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) has announced that it has suspended the purchase of phutti (raw cotton) from growers in protes...