Tag: surplus

Sugar prices rise as supplies tighten, cocoa falls

PAR Feb 7, 2017 0

Raw sugar futures rose to their highest level in nearly three months on Monday, boosted by emerging tightness in the physical market, while New York c...

Urea decision means exporting subsidised gas, importing LNG

PAR Jan 27, 2017 0

The government has reportedly allowed export of 0.3 million tons of heavily subsidised urea under pressure from fertilizer companies which have yet to...

KP, Sindh refuse to contribute to fertilizer subsidy scheme

PAR Jan 26, 2017 0

Provincial governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh have refused to contribute to the continuation of fertilizer subsidy for the remaining six mont...

Government urged to help reduce cultivation area of wheat crop

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), Mian Zahid Hussain has sought the government intervention to reduce area under cultivat...

ECC takes decision on financial matters of PIACL, PSM

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has approved additional guarantees of Rs 10.5 billion to meet the fi...

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...

Cut in price of imported urea: Dar refuses to consider proposal

PAR Jan 18, 2017 0

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has reportedly refused to consider a proposal for reduction in price of imported urea to sell out the surplus stock and sta...

Flour Mills Association seeks Rs 50 billion package

PAR Jan 12, 2017 0

Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA-Punjab) has urged the government to announce an Rs 50 billion package for exporters of wheat and wheat products...

Producers of urea blamed for low sale of surplus urea stock

PAR Jan 10, 2017 0

The government has reportedly held local producers of urea responsible for the low sale of surplus imported stock of urea available with National Fert...

Minister sets aside SAB recommendations on sugar export quantity

PAR Jan 4, 2017 0

Commerce Minister, Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan is said to have set aside the recommendations of Sugar Advisory Board (SAB) on sugar export quantity...

Textile package to be announced only after thorough consultations: Bosan

PAR Jan 3, 2017 0

Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan on Monday said that decision regarding the announcement of textile packa...

PTEA urges Prime Minister to deliver on package promise

PAR Dec 28, 2016 0

Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) has stressed for immediate announcement of textile package promised by the Premier to arrest the widenin...