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Minister stresses public-private tie-up in agriculture

PAR Dec 4, 2019 0

LAHORE: There is a need to promote public-private partnership in agriculture and the government is committed to improving ease of doing business and p...

Pak Rupee firms up 2 paisa against dollar in interbank

PAR Dec 3, 2019 0

KARACHI: The Pakistani rupee on Tuesday further appreciated against the U.S. dollar in the interbank market by two paisa, and hit Rs155.25. Yesterday,...

Russian wheat prices up with rising export, domestic demand

PAR Dec 3, 2019 0

Russia exported 20.3 million tonnes of grain, including 17.8 million tonnes of wheat.The world's largest wheat exporter, have finished sowing winter g...

Wheat near 5-month high on supply woes; soybeans rebound

PAR Dec 3, 2019 0

Chicago wheat futures on Monday traded near last session's five-month highs, with the marketsupported by concerns over tightening supplies and short-c...

Global sustainable cotton challenge launched

PAR Dec 3, 2019 0

GENEVA - Prize money of €135,000 (US$149,000) is being offered in a new global challenge to find innovative ways to improve sustainable cotton farming...

Slow trading on cotton market

PAR Dec 3, 2019 0

KARACHI: Cotton prices remained under pressure on Monday as demand from textile spinners slowed down owing to shortage of liquidity and poor availabil...

PepsiCo to expand sustainable farming programme

PAR Dec 3, 2019 0

As part of PepsiCo’s ongoing commitment to sustainability, the company organized the “Sustainable Farming Program Road Show” to promote sustainable fa...

S&P Global Platts expanding India presence; focus on agriculture to go up

PAR Dec 3, 2019 0

S&P Global Platts, acquired Live Rice Index (LRI), a global provider of information and benchmark price assessments for the rice industry, earlier...

2nd phase of China-Pakistan free trade deal in effect

PAR Dec 3, 2019 0

The second phase of the China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement came into effect as of Sunday, officials said on Monday.The new phase will allow the Pakis...

LCCI for single digit markup

PAR Dec 2, 2019 0

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has urged the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to bring down the markup rate to single digit in the...