Tag: domestic

CCP tasked to check milk, meat, pulses sectors

Clara Jan 21, 2017 0

The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has been tasked to check the milk and meat sectors against possible cartelisation and take corrective mea...

Wheat sowing target not achieved because of drought, high input costs

Clara Jan 21, 2017 0

The country has missed wheat sowing target by 1.7 percent due to drought conditions and high input costs. According to an official document available...

Developing hydropower, support governance: accords worth $720 million signed with WB, AIIB

Clara Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar witnessed the signing ceremony of agreements worth $720m with the World Bank and Asian Infrast...

Gas utilities directed to ensure adequate pressure for consumers

Clara Jan 18, 2017 0

Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) Tuesday directed the gas utilities to ensure adequate gas pressure for both domestic and commercial consumers....

Promotion of rose farms in Punjab soon

Clara Jan 17, 2017 0

Necessary arrangements are being finalised to launch a comprehensive plan to develop rose farms for high quality grafted (cut flowers) especially rose...

Low gas pressure hits most parts of Lahore

Clara Jan 12, 2017 0

The domestic consumers in many areas of Lahore faced low pressure of gas on Wednesday and their sufferings also multiplied due to illegal use of compr...

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...

LSDA against sugar export decision

Clara Dec 30, 2016 0

The Lahore Sugar Dealers Association has criticised the government's decision of allowing sugar export prior to completion of crushing season and know...

Cotton market in steady mode

Clara Dec 30, 2016 0

Domestic cotton prices are generally steady as mills pick up better quality of cotton as the calendar year is approaching into an end. There is antici...

PCGA against duty-free import of Indian cotton

Clara Dec 29, 2016 0

Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) has strongly opposed the duty-free import of cotton from India describing it destructive to Pakistani econo...

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...

Ministry optimistic about smooth gas supply in winter

PAR Oct 17, 2016 0

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources is optimistic about ensuring smooth supply of gas to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations during upco...

India likely to import 2 MT wheat to boost supplies

PAR Sep 29, 2016 0

NEW DELHI: India is likely to import up to 2 million tonne (MT) wheat in the current fiscal after the customs duty cut on the grain to boost domestic...

Iran’s steel exports up by 70% in 4 months

PAR Sep 29, 2016 0

TEHRAN: Iran’s steel exports experienced a growth of 70% in the first 4 months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20, 2016) compared...