Tag: domestic market

Ministry hints at cancelling sugar export plan

Clara Jan 10, 2017 0

Commerce Minister, Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan has convened a meeting of sugar price monitoring committee on Wednesday amid reports that sugar price...

Producers of urea blamed for low sale of surplus urea stock

Clara Jan 10, 2017 0

The government has reportedly held local producers of urea responsible for the low sale of surplus imported stock of urea available with National Fert...

Cotton prices gain momentum on modest trade

Clara Jan 5, 2017 0

Prices moved up on the cotton market on Wednesday in the process of modest trade activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was higher by Rs 50 at...

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...

ECC approves 225,000 tons of sugar export from surplus stocks

Clara Dec 29, 2016 0

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet on Wednesday approved export of 225,000  tons of sugar, spurred by an expected surplus of mor...

APTMA urges PM to announce much-awaited textile package

PAR Nov 23, 2016 0

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Punjab Chairman Syed Ali Ahsan has urged the government to restore the competitiveness of Punjab-based...

RLNG supply: PTEA concerned over imposition of distribution losses

PAR Nov 10, 2016 0

Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) expressed grave concern over retrospective recovery of distribution losses and cost of RLNG supply to te...

Freezing the wheat support price

PAR Oct 31, 2016 0

With agriculture under distress for some time now, policymakers seem to be reviewing their policies to shore up a sector that is the backbone to the c...

Demand for higher quality cotton increases

PAR Oct 21, 2016 0

While offtake of both the lower and higher grades of cottons remains steady in the domestic market, the premium class of cottons are attracting higher...

Good quality cotton commands premium

PAR Oct 14, 2016 0

Higher grades of cottons are attracting premium upto Rs 600 per maund (37.32 Kgs) and the domestic market is reported to be fully steady after the two...

Choppy trade witnessed on cotton market

PAR Oct 7, 2016 0

After battering the Bahamas, hurricane Matthews was heading towards Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas which are presently forecast to only damage the...

Mills make fresh deals on falling rates

PAR Sep 2, 2016 0

The mills and spinners rushed to make fresh deals owing to persistent fall in rates on the cotton market on Thursday, dealers said. The official spot...

Government urged to encourage investment in livestock sector

par Aug 17, 2016 0

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) has urged the government to encourage investment of private sector in livestock that coul...

Millers seeking to export more sugar

PAR Jul 14, 2016 0

Some sugar owners are said to be lobbying to convince the government to allow them to export the remaining 0.31 million tons of sugar out of the 0.5 m...

SBP sees no threat to economy

PAR Aug 26, 2015 0

State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Tuesday said that despite turbulence and panic in the global financial and stock markets there is no threat to Pakistan's...