All ‘Basmati’ researchers must focus on developing varieties

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

The recently constituted Research & Development (R&D) Board of Rice has recommended that all future 'Basmati' research should be focused on de...

TCP seals deal for supply of rice to Sri Lanka

PAR Mar 14, 2017 0

The Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) has finalised a deal for supply of 5,000 tons Long Grain White Rice (IRRI-6) with two parties as first lowes...

TCP finalizes deal for exporting rice to Sri Lanka

PAR Mar 8, 2017 0

The Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) Tuesday finalized a deal with M/s Jhulay Lal Parboiled Rice Mills for export of 5,000 tons of rice to Sri La...

TCP issues fresh tender for supply of rice to Sri Lanka

PAR Mar 3, 2017 0

Scrapping the first tender, the Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) has issued fresh tender for procurement of 10,000 tons of rice for export to Sri...

TCP rice export tender attracts only four bidders

PAR Feb 21, 2017 0

Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) has received a poor response in the rice export tender because only four parties have submitted bids for partial...

First half rice exports down 18 percent, exporters seek relief

PAR Jan 27, 2017 0

The country's rice exports declined by 18 percent during the first half of this fiscal year (FY17), mainly due to stiff competition in the world marke...

Basmati rice: BGA for tapping potential of Chinese market

PAR Dec 3, 2016 0

Basmati Growers Association (BGA) of Pakistan Chairman Chaudhry Hamid Malhi has urged the government and the Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (R...

REAP Chief Patron hosts reception for US consul general

PAR Nov 29, 2016 0

Grace W Shelton Consul General of Unites States of America assured to extend support for the betterment of trade between Pakistan and USA here on Mond...

July-October Rice Exports Down 19 Percent yoy

PAR Nov 25, 2016 0

Pakistan's rice exports declined sharply by 19 percent during July-October of this fiscal year (FY17) mainly due to stiff competition in the world mar...

Rice Export Orders to Bring Relief to Farmers

PAR Nov 8, 2016 0

Rice export orders in bulk this year will bring a lot of relief to farmers, said Chairman Traders Association Kahna Haji Bashart Ali here on Monday. A...

The right price of rice

PAR Nov 7, 2016 0

With the peak harvest season underway, supply of rice and paddy prices are showing a decline. Barring the initial harvest stage, when farmers could g...

SECP Approves Paddy Rice Furtures Contracts for Listing on PMEX

PAR Nov 3, 2016 0

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has approved Super Basmati Paddy Rice futures contracts for listing on PMEX to further its endea...

Kenya accepts actual price of Pakistani rice

PAR Nov 2, 2016 0

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has agreed to the valuation of Pakistani long grained white rice at actual price of $300-350 per metric ton instead of $...

Ministry earns NA body's ire for steep fall in rice exports to Iran

PAR Nov 1, 2016 0

The Ministry of Commerce on Monday earned the ire of a parliamentary panel over decline of rice export to Iran during last five years, saying the mini...

Minister urges growers, rice millers to work towards value addition

PAR Oct 27, 2016 0

Sohail Anwar Khan Sial, Provincial Minister for Agriculture, has urged the growers and rice millers to jointly work for value addition in rice. A high...