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Trade activity rises on cotton market

PAR May 21, 2018 0

Trading activity improved on the cotton market on Saturday despite tight supply of lint cotton, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at...

Faisalabad Division Achieved 50% of Wheat Procurement Target

PAR May 21, 2018 0

Faisalabad Division as a whole has achieved 50.38% of wheat procurement target, stated by the food Department. The Department has so far purchased 2,6...

Indian Farmer Outfits still protesting over Pakistan’s Sugar Import

PAR May 21, 2018 0

In Bareilly, various farmer societies have protested Union government’s decision for import of Pakistani sugar. Members of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (A...

Explore Agriculture Potential - Lahore to hold Agri Expo in June

PAR May 21, 2018 0

To showcase Pakistan’s agriculture products and potential for exports, the Punjab agriculture department will hold a two-day Agri Expo 2018 at the Exp...

Ramadan grocery aid packages distributed by Turkey based Foundation

PAR May 21, 2018 0

Ramadan grocery aid packages are distributed across Pakistan by Turkiye Diyanet Foundation (TDY) Turkey's top religious body. Abdullah Ucak, a repres...

Comment, by invitiation: Don’t let Chinese imports kill Pakistan’s local industry

PAR May 21, 2018 0

Last week we heard Mr Younus Dagha, Secretary Commerce, argue in this space that attracting Chinese investors to Pakistan can be an important way to c...

PTEA for continuing DDT incentive for three years

PAR May 19, 2018 0

Pakistan Textile Exporters Association has stressed for continuation of Duty Drawback of Taxes incentive for further three years to boost the value ad...

Cotton market: sluggish business on less buying interest

PAR May 19, 2018 0

Business activity remained slow as both buyers and sellers kept on the sidelines on the cotton market on Friday in the process of trading, dealers sai...

Cotton growers advised to complete sowing by May 31

PAR May 18, 2018 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) has once again advised the cotton growers to complete their sowing by May 31, throughout the province. In an a...

Customs Export recovers evaded amount of Rs11.8m from two defaulter companies

PAR May 18, 2018 0

The Customs Export on Thursday recovered evaded amount of taxes and duties of Rs 11.08 million from defaulter companies which were issued with notices...

Dullness continues on cotton market

PAR May 18, 2018 0

Most of this week the domestic cotton market underwent a dull period due to lack of buying interest by the mills. Even though the leftover stocks from...

Modest trade activity

PAR May 18, 2018 0

Modest trade activity was seen on the cotton market on Thursday as some needy buyers indulged in fresh purchasing of lint cotton, dealers said. The of...

Pakistan at bottom of agri R&D spending in South Asia

PAR May 18, 2018 0

Agriculture Economist, World Bank, Pakistan, Hans GP Jansen, has said that in Punjab yield gaps in major crops is hazardously high and yields are 30-5...

Is Pakistani Agriculture Ready for CPEC

PAR May 18, 2018 0

The basmati rice grown in Pakistan’s Punjab province is long and slender-grained. It is aromatic, fluffy when cooked and, in classic Pakistani dishes,...

Pakistan to start importing cotton from Afghanistan

PAR May 18, 2018 0

Pakistan has signed an agreement to facilitate bilateral trade with Afghanistan and has also decided to import Afghan cotton. At a ceremony held in Is...