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Seed cotton prices firm ahead of PCGA report

PAR Sep 18, 2018 0

Seed cotton prices stabilised on the cotton market on Monday ahead of announcement of the Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) fortnightly repor...

E-agriculture strategy discussed

PAR Sep 17, 2018 0

Islamabad  The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), o...

Cotton prices remain on downside

PAR Sep 17, 2018 0

An easier trend persisted on the local market on Friday owing to falling trend in the world market and partly because of easy supply of seed cotton, d...

Cotton market: Subdued business on less buying interest

PAR Sep 17, 2018 0

Trading activity slowed down on the cotton market on Saturday as some leading mills kept on the sidelines due to less buying interest, dealers said....

Pakistan delivers 280 tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan

PAR Sep 17, 2018 0

Pakistan has handed over the first consignment of 280 tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan at the Torkham border, officials say. In April this year, ex-pri...

Upgrading agricultural practices

PAR Sep 17, 2018 0

Karachi It is ironic that Pakistan being an agricultural country is confronted with an acute water shortage and drought conditions. There are so many...

Dearth of daily use items reaches peak at utility stores

PAR Sep 17, 2018 0

Lahore: Citizens, especially the poor and lower-middle class strata, are suffering due to the acute shortage of daily use products at the utility stor...

Cotton spot rate rises further

PAR Sep 12, 2018 0

Cotton prices improved further on the local market on Tuesday in the process of trading activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was higher by R...

Punjab Agri Dept to transform 25 markets into model markets

PAR Sep 12, 2018 0

Spokesman of Agriculture Department has said that Special Secretary Agriculture (Marketing) Ehsan Bhutta decided to transform 25 markets into Model ma...

Pakistan Facing Huge Loss Due To Polluted Cotton

PAR Sep 12, 2018 0

Pakistan is facing loss of billions of rupees due to polluted cotton, said Assistant Director Agriculture here Tuesday. He said that cotton picker wo...

Trade deficit shrinks as exports grow faster than imports

PAR Sep 12, 2018 0

Pakistan’s trade deficit shrank to $6.2 billion in first two months of the current fiscal year as the pace of growth in exports beat the increase in i...

Cotton market; strong buying by mills pushes rates higher

PAR Sep 11, 2018 0

Renewed buying by mills caused modest rise in prices on the cotton market on Monday in the process of trading, dealers said. The official spot rate wa...

Indonesian envoy for further strengthening relations in trade, agri sectors

PAR Sep 11, 2018 0

FAISALABAD: Indonesian Ambassador Iwan S Amri has said that Pakistan and Indonesia will further strengthen their ties in trade, research and agricultu...

Water, agriculture and Pakistan

PAR Sep 11, 2018 0

Even after 70 years of independence, most of us are not satisfied by achievements Pakistan has made so far. Out of many reasons the most important one...

Punjab assures farmers of support

PAR Sep 11, 2018 0

Punjab Minister for Agriculture Malik Nouman Ahmad Langrial has said that the provincial government will not leave sugarcane farmers in the lurch this...