GARS may introduce hybrid basmati variety next year

PAR Jun 2, 2017 0

The Guard Agricultural Research Services (GARS) is likely to introduce hybrid basmati variety next year with higher per acre yield and long grain. The...

Two new varieties of rice seeds introduced

PAR May 25, 2017 0

Two new varieties of rice seeds have been introduced in Pakistan for a better crop yield. With cultivation of these seeds growers can get 100-115 maun...

Rice prices hit multi-month high in Thailand and Vietnam

PAR May 22, 2017 0

Rice prices hit multi-month peak in Thailand and Vietnam this week on export prospects, while high rates in India kept buyers at bay, traders said on...

REAP threatens to shutdown mills from tomorrow

PAR May 15, 2017 0

Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) has announced to shutdown rice mills from Monday if the goods transporter strike issue persists. Address...

Body formed to probe causes of falling rice exports

PAR May 8, 2017 0

The Research & Development Board of Rice has constituted a three-member committee to investigate and identify the comparative advantages and disad...

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...