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Cotton settles unchanged, up 2 percent for the week

PAR Oct 30, 2017 0

ICE cotton futures settled flat after trading in a tight range on Friday, but prices for the natural fiber scored their biggest weekly percentage gain...

Cotton up more than 1pc on buying pressure

PAR Feb 2, 2017 0

ICE cotton futures gained more than 1 percent on Tuesday to settle higher for the fourth time in the past five sessions, supported by buying pressure...

PAD warns cotton growers

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) has advised the cotton growers to use PB Ropes to save the cash crop of cotton from the attack of pink bollwor...

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...

Mari Petroleum posts Rs 1,846.449 million PAT

PAR Jan 21, 2017 0

Mari Petroleum Company has posted Rs 1,846.449 millions profit after tax in the three month period ended December 31, 2016 as compared to Rs 585.111 m...

Oil transportation of PSO increased from 4pc to 38 in three years

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The oil transportation of Pakistan State Oil (PSO) through Pakistan Railways has increased from four percent to 38 in three years. In the...

Cotton prices higher on PCGA report

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

KARACHI: Prices tended higher on the cotton market on Wednesday just after the release of the Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) report, depic...

PCMEA hails six percent rebate on carpet exports

PAR Jan 13, 2017 0

Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PCMEA) has hailed the government's decision to provide 6-percent rebate on the carpet exports...

Nepra no longer independent, Senate body told

PAR Jan 12, 2017 0

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Wednesday categorically told the Senate Functional Committee on Devolution that it could no lo...

Ministry hints at cancelling sugar export plan

PAR 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...

ICST expresses concern over fall in leather exports

PAR Jan 10, 2017 0

Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders (ICST) on Monday expressed concern over falling production and dwindling exports of the leather sector and called f...

'K-E managed to significantly improve T&D losses'

PAR Jan 9, 2017 0

In line with its commitment to deliver safe and affordable electricity across its network, K-Electric has managed to significantly improve the reliabi...

Current weather system to have positive impact on crops

PAR Jan 4, 2017 0

The recent dry spell followed by rains forecast from Tuesday (yesterday) onwards will have some positive impact on all major Rabi crops, including whe...

Agriculture department, Nestle sign MoUs

PAR Jan 4, 2017 0

Punjab Agriculture Department has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with Nestle Pakistan for agricultural sustainability including Chauns...

Researchers urged to provide viable solutions to farming problems

PAR Jan 3, 2017 0

"It is a matter of grave concern that farmer's son doesn't want to become a farmer due to low profitability, heavy post harvest loses, marketing and o...