Tag: percent

PCMEA hails six percent rebate on carpet exports

Clara 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

Clara 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

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...

ICST expresses concern over fall in leather exports

Clara 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'

Clara 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

Clara 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

Clara 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

Clara 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...

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

Clara 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...

Fourth nuclear plant goes onlinel

Clara Dec 29, 2016 0

Pakistan''s fourth nuclear power plant went online Wednesday, a joint collaboration with China that adds 340 megawatts to the national grid as part of...

Import of dry fruits surges by over 26 percent

Clara 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...

Project on fruit fly launched in Punjab

Clara Dec 29, 2016 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department has launched a project to tackle the issue of fruit fly at a cost of Rs 227 million in 30 districts of the province...

Cotton prices firm on emerging demand by spinners

Clara Dec 29, 2016 0

The trade activity improved on the cotton market on Wednesday as spinners and mills took interest in fresh buying, dealers said. The official spot rat...

Government voice commands Nepra to do the needful

Clara Dec 23, 2016 0

Soon after handing over the administrative control of Nepra to the Ministry of Water and Power, Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet...