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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...

Delay in energy relating notification hits exports: APTMA

PAR Nov 20, 2018 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Punjab Chairman Adil Bashir said Monday the prevailing uncertainty due to inordinate delay in the i...

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...

Customs I&I DG Zahid Khokhar transfers officers, lower staff

PAR Nov 16, 2018 0

Customs Intelligence & Investigation Director General Muhammad Zahid Khokhar has transferred a number of officers of his directorate with immediat...

FBR posts average 14.6pc growth during five years

PAR Nov 16, 2018 0

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) recorded average growth of 14.6 percent for five years; however, the tax-GDP ratio of Pakistan is very low as compared...

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...

Chinese team apprised about opportunities in textile sector

PAR Nov 14, 2018 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Punjab Chairman Adil Bashir has suggested a way forward to the Chinese textile industry association...

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...

IMF lauds FBR’s efforts to broaden tax base, asks to ‘do more’

PAR Nov 13, 2018 0

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has emphasised need for Pakistan to broaden its tax base to enhance revenue collection and help control soaring...

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...

Cotton prices firm as business activity improves

PAR Nov 13, 2018 0

Prices stabilised on the cotton market on Monday in the process of improved business activity, dealers said. The official spot rate maintained overnig...

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...