Rice cultivation from 25th

PAR May 7, 2018 0

Rice experts on Sunday suggested growers to cultivate rice crop, between May 25 to June 20. According to a Agriculture department sources, the growers...

Declaring rice sector as an industry would increase exports by 30pc

PAR May 3, 2018 0

The declaration of rice sector as an industry would have a potential of increasing exports by 30 percent as mentioned by the Rice Exporters Associatio...

Pakistan tightens regulatory checks on cargoes to curb GM rice trade

PAR Apr 26, 2018 0

Pakistan has tightened grip on international rice trade with a view to getting rid of any impression of involving in the trade of tainted genetically...

USDA: Malaysia 2018 rice imports forecast to drop to 900,000 tonnes

PAR Apr 25, 2018 0

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said Malaysia rice imports are forecasted to drop 10% to 900,000 tonnes in 2018 from one million tonnes in 201...

Indonesia to buy 50,000 tonnes rice from Pakistan

PAR Apr 13, 2018 0

Indonesia’s state food procurement agency Bulog is seeking offers from sellers in Pakistan to buy about 50,000 tonnes of rice, European traders said o...

Rice exports observe 29 pc increase at end of 3rd quarter of fiscal year

PAR Apr 12, 2018 0

Rice exports from Pakistan have seen sizeable growth of overall 29% at the end of 3rd Quarter of current fiscal year 2017-2018. This statement was giv...

Pakistan to produce 26 million ton wheat, 9.6 million ton rice this year

par Aug 16, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: About 26.5 million tons of wheat will be produced during the crop season 2017-18 to fulfill the domestic requirements of the Coun...

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...