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CPEC has created new opportunities in Balochistan: President Mamnoon

PAR Aug 10, 2017 0

President Mamnoon Hussain has said that projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Gwadar Deep sea Port have created new opportunities...

CPEC: Rs. 38 Billion allocated for Hakla-D.I. Khan Motorway

PAR Aug 10, 2017 0

Islamabad: The government has allocated Rs 38 billion for the construction of Hakla on M-1 to Yarik D.I. Khan Motorway under Public Sector Development...

Timely completion of energy projects under CPEC ensured

PAR Aug 10, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD/BEIJING: Spokesman China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on Wednesday said that all energy projects under CPEC would be completed by the g...

Cotton futures end near flat ahead of WASDE report

par Aug 10, 2017 0

ICE cotton futures ended almost flat in low volume trading on Wednesday as markets waited for the key supply and demand estimates report on Thursday....

Chinese language centre sought for Battagram

PAR Aug 10, 2017 0

BATTAGRAM: People here have urged the provincial government to establish a Chinese language centre in the district. The demand came here on Tuesday a...

Chinese nominee for key UNESCO office welcomed

PAR Aug 10, 2017 0

Islamabad: Qian Tang, assistant director general of the UNESCO, and Chinese candidate for the position of the next Director General of UNESCO, called...

CPEC would give maximum credits to Karachi: Sindh Governor

PAR Aug 10, 2017 0

A special Karachi development package sponsored by the federal government is being prepared in view of the opinions of concerned political stakeholder...

Food Security Policy: PARC finalises draft for cabinet review

par Aug 9, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (Parc) has developed first draft of the food security policy in consultation with provincial part...

Pakistan's soybean imports on the rise

par Aug 9, 2017 0

Pakistan continues to increase its purchasing of soybeans with imports expected to reach a record 1.6 million tonnes during 2016-17 and 2 million tonn...

Palm oil sees strongest gains in two weeks

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Malaysian palm oil futures made their biggest daily gains in two weeks on Tuesday, reversing losses from the previous session, supported by strength i...

EU wheat prices fall on firm euro

par Aug 9, 2017 0

European wheat futures fell on Monday, depressed by a firm euro and rising crop estimates in France and Russia, while the market was also keeping a cl...

Textile machinery import surges

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Pakistan's import of textile machinery surged by 21 percent to $556.836 million last fiscal year 2017, official figures say. Increase in textile machi...

PTEA opposes independent inspections of imported yarn

par Aug 9, 2017 0

Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) has strongly opposed the unproductive and baseless proposal of a certain lobby for subjecting the consig...

Pakistan urges South Korea to invest in CPEC SEZs

PAR Aug 9, 2017 0

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has emphasized upon the need to take pro-active measures to increase the quantum of bilateral trade with South Kor...

NBP to establish branch in Beijing

PAR Aug 9, 2017 0

BEIJING: National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) will be granted a preparatory licence by the Chinese government for establishing a branch in Beijing in the n...