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NA panel asks government to cut mark-up on agriculture loans

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

While deploring high mark-up on agriculture loans, National Assembly's Standing Committee on Finance, has approved a resolution unanimously requesting...

Government made Rs 13.163 billion payment against fertilizer cash subsidy: Senate informed

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

The Senate was informed on Wednesday that the government made payment of Rs 13.163 billion against announced fertilizer cash subsidy. During the quest...

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...

Regional, international markets: PFMA for export of surplus wheat, flour

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) on Wednesday called for better export policy for flour and wheat so that the big surplus stock can be exported...

DG Valuation revises customs values of USB data traveler vide VR 1082/2017

Faizan Haroon Mar 16, 2017 0

KARACHI: The Directorate General of Customs Valuation has revised the customs value of USB Data Traveler/USB Flash Drive through Valuation Ruling No 1...

Multan Customs collects Rs225.968m in first 15 days of March

Faizan Haroon Mar 16, 2017 0

MULTAN: The Model of Customs Collectorate Multan Rs225.968 million customs duty (CD) from first fifteen days of of the on-going fiscal year 2016-17....

Customs probes currency notes bag found from National Bank branch at Customs House

Faizan Haroon Mar 16, 2017 0

KARACHI: The Customs authorities have started investigations into a currency bag which was found from the Customs House branch of the National Bank of...

Customs, SBP will not to entertain incomplete Form-E by exporters

Faizan Haroon Mar 16, 2017 0

KARACHI: The Pakistan Customs and the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) have decided not to accept any Form-E which has incomplete details given by the exp...

PMEX daily trading report

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

On Tuesday, at Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited, PMEX Commodity Index closed at 2,992. The total traded value of Metals, Energy and COTS/FX was re...

Cotton prices up on rise in demand

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

Rates picked up on the cotton market on Tuesday as some leading spinners showed interest in fresh deals, dealers said. The official spot rate was unch...

Cotton prices steady on modest trade activity

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

Prices were steady on the cotton market on Wednesday in the process of modest trade activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs...

Pakistan can increase food exports through CPEC

PAR Mar 15, 2017 0

Pakistan can boost its food exports to ECO countries as it now leads this 10-nation economic bloc for the next five years and as the China Pakistan Ec...

Gilgit Baltistan can earn billions with almond exports through CPEC

PAR Mar 15, 2017 0

The main strength of the economy of Gilgit Baltistan (GB) depends largely on dry fruits and agriculture and is famous for its almond, apricot, cherry...

Pakistan gets big support from CPEC to overcome unemployment problem: Chinese Commerce Minister

PAR Mar 15, 2017 0

China’s Commerce Minister Zhong Shan has hoped that Pakistan and other countries along the One Belt One Road (OBOR) will get a big support in overcomi...

Business Punjab stops cotton sowing before April 15

PAR Mar 15, 2017 0

LAHORE: The government of Punjab has issued directives, telling farmers to refrain from cotton sowing before April 15 and complete cultivation by May...