Tag: domestic

Additional quantity: Industry seeks to export sugar

PAR Mar 6, 2017 0

The domestic sugar industry has sought permission to export additional quantity of 0.5 million tons of sugar without any rebate to avert default in pa...

CPEC's Gwadar International Airport to be completed in October

PAR Feb 23, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Construction work on the Gwadar International Airport costing Rs22 billion would be completed in October, announced Balochistan Chief Secre...

Cocoa backs up at Ivory Coast ports, exporters blame speculators

PAR Jan 31, 2017 0

Cocoa is backing up at Ivory Coast's warehouses and ports, international exporters told Reuters, saying that domestic companies have been securing exp...

Dwindling supplies increase cotton prices

PAR Jan 27, 2017 0

In light of the tightening of global prices at several origins, domestic lint prices also rose commensurately. Karachi traders added that in view of d...

SBP looking into NADRA-MasterCard agreement over concerns of possible breach of security of national database

PAR Jan 26, 2017 0

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has decided to look into a newly signed agreement between MasterCard – an online payment processing company and Natio...

Fruits worth $189.583 mln, vegetables $59.753 mln exported in last six months

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

Fruit exports from the country during first six months of current financial year increased by 10.53 percent as compared to the exports of the correspo...

CCP tasked to check milk, meat, pulses sectors

PAR 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

PAR 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

PAR 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

PAR 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

PAR 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

PAR 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

PAR 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

PAR 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

PAR 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...