Tag: Sindh

No business witnessed

PAR Jun 15, 2018 0

No business was witnessed on the cotton market on Thursday ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr holidays, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 7,6...

Slow arrivals of seed cotton pushing rates sharply higher

PAR Jun 13, 2018 0

Slow arrivals of seed cotton pushed rates sharply higher on the cotton market on Tuesday in the process of lean business, dealers said. The official s...

Cotton prices soar on strong demand

PAR Jun 13, 2018 0

Official spot rate and seed cotton prices went up sharply on the cotton market on Monday in the process of modest trading activity, dealers said. The...

Meeting mulls collaboration in agriculture research

PAR Jun 12, 2018 0

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) held a meeting on collaboration in agricultural research to discuss prevailing scenario, challenges and future o...

Call to make Indus waters treaty part of foreign policy

PAR Jun 7, 2018 0

Pakistan must change its cropping patterns, water usage habits and planning mechanisms, and develop multiple storages and make the 1960 Indus Waters T...

Pakistan fails to meet cotton sowing target as water shortage bites

PAR Jun 7, 2018 0

Pakistan has missed cotton sowing targets, largely in Sindh, due to acute water shortage amid climate change. The situation may lead to low cotton pr...

Customs duty, ST re-imposed on import of cotton

PAR Jun 6, 2018 0

Customs duty, additional custom duty and sales tax has been re-imposed @ 3%, 1% and 5% on the import of cotton with effect from July 15, 2018 to maint...

Firmness prevails on cotton market

PAR Jun 6, 2018 0

Firmness prevailed on the cotton market on Tuesday as needy buyers showed interest in purchasing of new crop, dealers said. The official spot rate was...

Cotton prices up on lean business

PAR Jun 5, 2018 0

Prices moved up on the cotton market on Monday in process of subdued trading, dealers said. The official spot rate was higher by Rs 100 to Rs 7,500, t...

Listless business seen

PAR Jun 1, 2018 0

Not a single deal was reported on the cotton market on Thursday as leading buyers were on sidelines due to less buying interest, dealers said. The off...

Subdued conditions on cotton market

PAR May 25, 2018 0

On the ready cotton market, traders in Karachi reported easy and dull conditions prevailing on Thursday. Even though hardly about 100,000 bales of cot...

SHC seeks comments on petition filed by M/s Blue Sky Enterprises

PAR May 24, 2018 0

The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday directed customs officials to make sure filing their comments on a constitutional petition filed by M/s Blue S...

‘Water storage holds potential to fetch $1bln from agriculture sector’

PAR May 23, 2018 0

Investment in water storage and course maintenance is estimated to generate one billion dollars from a million acre-feet of agriculture land in Pakist...

Modest trade activity

PAR May 18, 2018 0

Modest trade activity was seen on the cotton market on Thursday as some needy buyers indulged in fresh purchasing of lint cotton, dealers said. The of...

Engro and PARC to jointly promote technical cooperation for uplift of agri. sector

PAR May 15, 2018 0

Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and Engro Fertilizers Limited h to promote technical coop...