Tag: consumption

Khawaja Asif briefs Senate body about Indus Water Treaty

Clara Jan 18, 2017 0

Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif Tuesday said that Pakistan has enough water resources and if these are managed and properly utilised then th...

Fertilizer importers seek payment of Rs 5 billion DAP subsidy

Clara Jan 17, 2017 0

Fertilizer importers have approached the Prime Minister for immediate payment of pending DAP subsidy claims of over Rs 5 billion to continue the schem...

Cotton prices make modest gains

Clara Jan 10, 2017 0

Cotton prices maintained slight gains amid restricted selling by ginners, dealers said on the local market on Monday. The official spot rate was uncha...

Cotton prices firmer on restricted buying

Clara Jan 7, 2017 0

Rates were firm on the cotton market on Friday in the process of restricted buying by mills and spinners, dealers said. The official spot rate was unc...

Minister sets aside SAB recommendations on sugar export quantity

Clara Jan 4, 2017 0

Commerce Minister, Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan is said to have set aside the recommendations of Sugar Advisory Board (SAB) on sugar export quantity...

Ministry backs, albeit reluctantly, urea export

Clara Jan 3, 2017 0

The Ministry of Commerce has half-heartedly supported the export of 0.3 million tons of urea manufactured on subsidised natural gas due to possible pr...

MoC Agrees to Support Sugar Export

Clara Dec 28, 2016 0

Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has reportedly agreed to support export of 225,000 tons of sugar on the recommendation of Sugar Advisory Board (SAB) by Mar...

subdued business on cotton market

Clara Dec 23, 2016 0

Ready cotton business on Thursday was mostly easy with modest turnover with government allowing import of pending stocks which were held up in India f...

APTMA seeks removal of curbs on cotton from India

PAR Dec 6, 2016 0

Zahid Mazhar, Senior Vice Chairman, All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) said Monday that the suspended import of cotton from India is a gre...

Cotton market: rates up on hectic trade activity

PAR Sep 20, 2016 0

A sustained buying pushed prices slightly higher on the cotton market on Monday in the process of hectic trade activity, dealers said. The official sp...

Pakistan faces daunting task of increasing taxes

PAR May 11, 2015 0

Even though international oil prices are going down saving a lot of foreign exchange, the upcoming national budget for fiscal 2016 proposes tonnes of...