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APTMA decries duties on cotton imports in Pakistan

PAR Jul 18, 2018 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has termed the re-imposition of 3 per cent customs duty and 2 per cent additional customs duty on t...

FBR rebuts news report regarding payment of tax under tax amnesty

PAR Jul 18, 2018 0

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Tuesday strongly rebutted a news report published in a section of the national press regarding payment of ta...

Pakistan lags behind peers in synthetic textiles exports

PAR Jul 18, 2018 0

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said Pakistani manufacturers should penetrate aggressively in the global synthetics products market which has long su...

Leave imported cotton alone

PAR Jul 18, 2018 0

It is no secret that the textile industry in Pakistan has already got its plate full of challenges when it comes to production and export. Rising cost...

ST on import of machinery: APTMA urges government to notify SRO for zero rating facility

par Jul 18, 2018 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Chairman Aamir Fayyaz has urged the government to notify zero rating facility of Sales tax on impor...

Cotton prices rise on sharp devaluation of rupee

PAR Jul 17, 2018 0

Cotton prices went up on the local market on Monday amid announcement of first ever biggest devaluation of the rupee against the dollar, dealers said....

Global Basmati Rice Market 2018 – Best Foods, Kohinoor Rice, Aeroplane Rice

PAR Jul 17, 2018 0

The Global Basmati Rice Market report 2018 centers on an extensive research study of the global Basmati Rice market while examining the Basmati Rice m...

Spotlight: Pakistan's agriculture faces major blow due to water scarcity

PAR Jul 17, 2018 0

Noor Ahmad Leghari, a farmer in Nawab Shah district of Pakistan's south Sindh province, is worried about the future of his cotton crop as he couldn't...

Cotton farmers asked to consult department against pests’ attack

PAR Jul 16, 2018 0

The Met Office (MO) on Saturday asked the farmers to consult the agriculture department to safeguard standing cotton crop against the pests' onslaught...

Cotton market: Political uproar may disrupt upward journey

PAR Jul 16, 2018 0

Political uproar ahead of general election 2018 in the country, likely to discontinue persistent increase in cotton rates, dealers said on tthe local...

Agriculture council approves 29 projects for funding

PAR Jul 16, 2018 0

The Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has approved 29 research and developmental projects for funding under the Agriculture Linkage Progra...

Pakistan enhances its economic co-op with Hubei region

PAR Jul 16, 2018 0

Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Masood Khalid has underscored more cooperation between Pakistan and China’s Hubei province in the fisheries and rice se...

Cotton Maintains Bullish Outlook

PAR Jul 16, 2018 0

Cotton trading maintained bullish trend as strong demand from spinners pushed prices to new seasonal high of 8,800 rupees per maund amid thin phutti a...

700 gm heroin seized near Indo-Pak border, farmer held

PAR Jul 16, 2018 0

A farmer was nabbed by BSF personnel along the India-Pakistan border fencing in Punjab's Ferozepur district after 700 gram of heroin seized from h...

Tight conditions on cotton market

PAR Jul 13, 2018 0

Tight conditions prevailed on the domestic ready cotton on Thursday as the old crop (August 2017/July 2018) has already been sold out. Moreover, late...