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FBR extends period of reduced rate of minimum tax till June 2021

PAR Sep 18, 2018 0

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended the period of reduced rate of minimum tax for large trading houses up to June 30, 2021, it is learnt here....

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...

Cotton Output Estimated At 10.874 Million Bales In Current Season

PAR Sep 18, 2018 0

Cotton production during the current crop season is likely to remain 10.874 million bales as against the set targets of 14.37 million bales, showing a...

Iran-Pakistan non-oil trade hits 642 mln USD in 5 months

PAR Sep 18, 2018 0

Iran and Pakistan traded 1.27 million tons of non-oil commodities worth 642.63 million U.S. dollars from March 21 to Aug. 22, Eghtesad online news web...

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...

Flour Millers Express Satisfaction Over Wheat Situation In Country

PAR Sep 13, 2018 0

All Pakistan Flour Mills Association (APFMA) Khyber Pakthunkhwa here Wednesday expressed satisfaction over situation of wheat in the country and deman...

DG Valuation upheld customs values of circuit breakers & baba garments

PAR Sep 13, 2018 0

KARACHI: Director-General Directorate of Customs Valuation Surriya Butt rejected revision of Valuation Ruling No.994/2016 and 1005/2017 and upheld the...

Committee fears drastic fall in cotton production

PAR Sep 13, 2018 0

KARACHI: The Cotton Crop Assessment Committee (CCAC) has revised cotton production estimates to 10.847 million bales of 170kg each for this season, do...

Govt asks FBR to conduct special audit of Rs400m distributed as ‘reward’

PAR Sep 13, 2018 0

ISLAMABAD: Finance Ministry has directed Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to conduct special audit of Rs400 million which has been distributed among FBR...

Govt to take measures to enhance revenue, exports in new budget: Asad Umar

PAR Sep 13, 2018 0

ISLAMABAD: The PTI-led government is all set to introduce a new budget where different measures are under consideration to enhance revenue, exports an...