Tag: import

‘Focus on agriculture can increase exports,resolve food security issues’

PAR Feb 17, 2017 0

LAHORE: Prioritising and focusing on the agriculture sector can increase exports and resolve food security issues of Pakistan for which a powerful agr...

UAE lifts ban on poultry products’ import

PAR Feb 15, 2017 0

The Ministry of Commerce (MoC), Tuesday, announced that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had lifted ban on import of poultry and poultry products from P...

DAP import suspended by fertilizer importers

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

The fertilizer importers have announced to suspend import of DAP due to non-payment of over Rs 5 billion subsidy by the federal government. Industry s...

Import of LNG: rate of advance tax quite different for filers, non filers

PAR Jan 23, 2017 0

The rate of advance tax on the import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) by a private company is 5.5 percent and by government designated buyer like Pakis...

Aptma chief praises PM for textile package

PAR Jan 16, 2017 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Chairman Aamir Fayyaz has thanked the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for announcing Rs 180 billion tex...

Exporters pin high hopes on Prime Minister's textile package

PAR Jan 10, 2017 0

Exporters have pinned high expectations on the proposed package for export-oriented sectors which Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to announce...

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...

Lacklustre conditions seen on cotton market

PAR Jan 4, 2017 0

Lacklustre condition was seen on the cotton market on Tuesday as leading buyers remained on the sidelines amid release of the Pakistan Cotton Ginners...

APTMA-SB for withdrawal of 4 percent import duty on raw cotton

PAR Jan 3, 2017 0

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Sindh-Balochistan Zone has appealed to the government for the removal of 4 percent import duty on raw c...

US Top Export Destination, China Top Import Source For Pakistan

PAR Jan 3, 2017 0

The United States of America remained the top export destination of the Pakistani products during the fiscal year 2015 while China was the top import...

Import of dry fruits surges by over 26 percent

PAR Dec 29, 2016 0

The country's import of dry fruits surged by over 26 percent to $69.179 million in July-November 2016, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics says. Dry fruits...

PCGA against duty-free import of Indian cotton

PAR 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...

PTEA urges Prime Minister to deliver on package promise

PAR Dec 28, 2016 0

Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) has stressed for immediate announcement of textile package promised by the Premier to arrest the widenin...

subdued business on cotton market

PAR 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...

SDPT handles 1445,830 tons of cargo during November

PAR Dec 16, 2016 0

SIALKOT: The Sialkot Dry Port Trust (SDPT) handled 1445,830 tons of cargo during the month of November 2016. Official sources told that the dry port...