Tag: products

Import of raw cotton: KCA concerned over imposition of duties, taxes

PAR Apr 27, 2017 0

The Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) has expressed its serious concern on the reports that the government is considering to levy duties and taxes on i...

Textile sector: Ministry releases Rs one billion to SBP for duty drawbacks

PAR Apr 22, 2017 0

The Finance Ministry has released Rs 1 billion to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for duty drawbacks on local taxes collected from garments, home tex...

PFMA seeks payment of rebate on export

PAR Feb 13, 2017 0

Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) has alleged that exporters of wheat and wheat products are withdrawing themselves from the process of export b...

Pakistan imposes upto 41pc anti-dumping duty on Chinese steel products

PAR Feb 9, 2017 0

The National Tariff Commission (NTC) has imposed definitive anti-dumping duties ranging from 6 to 41 percent on galvanised steel coils/sheets for a pe...

Pakistan to become Asia’s premier trade, energy corridor: PM

PAR Feb 2, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday Pakistan’s strategic location has potential to make it Asia’s premier trade, energy and trans...

Petrol, HSD prices increased

PAR Feb 1, 2017 0

The government has increased the prices of petrol and high speed diesel (HSD) by Rs 2.25 and Rs 2.26 per litre respectively. Federal Finance Minister...

SC bans sale of substandard ghee, cooking oil at USC

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan Tuesday banned the sale of substandard cooking oil and ghee at Utility Stores Corporation until the quality report come...

China suggests Pakistan to align policies with CPEC

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

In a major development, China has asked Pakistan to align its development policies as well as internal reform agenda with the China-Pakistan Economic...

Jack Ma of Alibaba meets PM, expresses interest in Pakistan's e-commerce sector

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

Chairman of China’s Alibaba Group meets PM Nawaz Sharif and expresses interest in developing Pakistan’s e-commerce platform. Jack Ma plans to suppor...

Export period of wheat may be extended till March 31

PAR Jan 18, 2017 0

The government is likely to extend export period of wheat till March 31, 2017 on the recommendations of governments of Punjab and Sindh along with app...

Cotton prices soar on slow business

PAR Jan 9, 2017 0

An upward trend persisted on the cotton market on Saturday in the process of slow business activity, dealers said. The official spot rate picked up Rs...

Cotton prices firmer on restricted buying

PAR Jan 7, 2017 0

Rates were firm on the cotton market on Friday in the process of restricted buying by mills and spinners, dealers said. The official spot rate was unc...

Seed cotton prices soar amid thin business

PAR Jan 6, 2017 0

Seed-cotton prices went up on the cotton market on Thursday in the process of slow trading activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchange...

PSQCA slams raids on edible oil factories

PAR Jan 3, 2017 0

Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) has taken notice of raids by Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on the factories on edible oil and g...

$38.673bn petroleum products imported in last five years

PAR Dec 28, 2016 0

The government has imported petroleum products worth $ 38.673 billion during the last five years to meet energy needs of the country, official sources...