Tag: million bales

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...

Cotton market: cautious buying on first day of New Year

PAR Jan 3, 2017 0

Cautious buying was witnessed on the cotton market on the first day of year 2017, dealers said on Monday. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 6...

Cotton prices move upwards

PAR Dec 9, 2016 0

This week cotton prices moved up gradually as lint supplies for the higher quality of cotton were slowly but surely decreasing. Thus in recent days co...

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...

CCAC may not revise cotton output

PAR Dec 5, 2016 0

Fearing price crisis in the country, the Cotton Crop Assessment Committee (CCAC) may not further revise cotton production estimates downward and would...

Tightness prevails on cotton market

PAR Dec 2, 2016 0

Prices of seed cotton (Kapas/Phutti) and lint are tightening as the current crop (August 2016/July 2017) supply is dwindling gradually and the ensuing...

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...

Cotton market: firmness seen on brisk trade activity

PAR Nov 22, 2016 0

Firmness prevailed on the cotton market on Monday amid brisk trade activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was unmoved at Rs 6150, dealers said...

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...

Weak disposition on cotton market

PAR Nov 4, 2016 0

Prices of ready seed cotton (Kapas/Phutti) decreased by about Rs 50 per 40 Kgs this week, while lint prices are reported to have conceded Rs 50 to Rs...

Free market policy to continue: government to pull out of cotton business: official

PAR Nov 4, 2016 0

Free market policy will continue and government will pull completely out of cotton business and focus mainly on regulation, said Aamer Irshad Chief Fo...

Cotton: CLCV, inferior seeds causing huge losses

PAR Nov 3, 2016 0

Pakistan is losing over 9 million bales worth billions of rupees every year due to Cotton Leaf Curl Virus (CLCV) besides lack of quality seed, water s...

Goverment Strengthening Cotton Research Development Program to Increase Production

PAR Nov 2, 2016 0

Planning and coordination of cotton research and development programme among federal and provincial cotton research institutions was being strengthene...