Tag: Cotton Crop

Consultation process started to boost output

PAR Feb 3, 2017 0

The Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (PCCC) started consultations with the stakeholders in Punjab and a first meeting was held on Thursday that discu...

Cotton prices make modest gains

PAR 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...

Rise in cotton output likely

PAR Dec 26, 2016 0

With improved weather conditions, the country is expected to get a 10.6 million bales of cotton crop during this season (2016-17). Traders and market...

Cotton crop must be under supervision of 'my ministry': Bosan

PAR Dec 20, 2016 0

Federal Minister for food security and research Haji Sikandar Hayat Bosan has said that Cotton research Institutes and cotton crop must be under the s...

Easy showing on cotton market

PAR Dec 16, 2016 0

The Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) cut its ex-gin price of grade three cotton by Rs 50 per maund (37.32 Kgs) on Thursday and fixed it at Rs 6200 per...

Government urged to grant bailout package cotton growers

PAR Dec 7, 2016 0

Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) has urged upon the Government to grant a relief and bailout package to cotton growers and convince them to...

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...

Buyers on the sidelines to see fresh developments on cotton market

PAR Dec 6, 2016 0

Further decline was seen in trading activity on the cotton market on Monday as major buyers kept on the sidelines to observe developments related to t...

CCAC revises cotton production downward

PAR Dec 6, 2016 0

The Cotton Crop Assessment Committee (CCAC) on Monday revised cotton production estimates downward for the third time in the current season to 10.54 m...

Agricultural affairs: Ministries clash over control of cotton committee

PAR Nov 29, 2016 0

A dispute has emerged over production figures of the cotton crop in the country as two key ministries are vying to run and control affairs of the Paki...

Cotton prices remain steady

PAR Nov 25, 2016 0

Domestic cotton prices continue to remain steady and have remained mostly range-bound for the past one week or so. Lifting of cotton by the domestic m...

Setting up of new sugar mills: land area of cotton cultivation cut by 22 percent in 10 years

PAR Nov 24, 2016 0

The increase in number of sugar mills with enhancement in crushing capacity of existing mills in major cotton growing areas has resulted into 22 per c...

0ffice-bearers for 2016-17: Broker Advisory body of KCA elected unopposed

PAR Nov 18, 2016 0

Six licensed cotton brokers of Naseem Usman Panel have been duly elected unopposed as members of the Broker Advisory Committee of Karachi Cotton Assoc...

Mills buying higher quality cotton

PAR Nov 11, 2016 0

Domestic mills are buying good quality cottons increasingly for fear that higher grade lint will deplete in the market in the foreseeable future. Thus...

The future of cotton

PAR Nov 7, 2016 0

To shore up falling cotton production, effort is being made for the cultivation of organic cotton in Balochistan where the land is fertile and pest-fr...