Import of agricultural machinery surges 8.73pc in FY19

ISLAMABAD: The import of agricultural machinery into the country during the financial year 2018-19 witnessed an increase of 8.73pc, as compared the corresponding period of...

Cotton sowing increases by 14pc YoY

ISLAMABAD: The cultivation of cotton during the current sowing season has witnessed 14 per cent growth as compared to the corresponding period of last...

Saudi Arabia to start next phase of flour mill privatization

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s state grain buyer SAGO said it will start the next phase of the sale of its flour mills on Wednesday, which...

WB team visits LCCI to think up ways for agri development

LAHORE: A four-member of the World Bank's Strengthening Markets for Agriculture & Rural Transformation in Punjab (SMART) programme called on Lahore Chamber of Commerce...

PM’s aide chairs Fertilizer Review Committee, discusses measures for farmers’ uplift

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood chaired a meeting of the Fertilizer Review Committee (FRC) to deliberate on...

Govt envisions increasing rice exports to $5bn: Dawood

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razaq Dawood said on Tuesday that the incumbent government has envisioned increasing rice exports...

Fertiliser prices likely to increase by Rs100 per bag

‘Govt cannot take fertiliser as a standalone case and if subsidy is given to one sector, others will demand the same too’

Pakistan, US discuss agricultural cooperation ahead of Trump-Imran meeting

ISLAMABAD: US Ambassador to Pakistan Paul Jones on Monday met with National Food Security & Research Minister Sahibzada Muhammad Mehboob Sultan to...

SECP issues draft rules for collateral management companies

ISLAMABAD: With an aim to promote electronic trading and warehouse receipt financing of agricultural commodities, the Security Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Wednesday...

Govt unveils Rs309bn Agricultural Emergency Programme

-- Jahangir Tareen says agricultural spending will be taken up to Rs70bn in next four years ISLAMABAD: The federal...

Pakistani mango festival to commence in Dubai from 11th

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is eyeing an export target of 100,000 metric tonnes of mangoes this year in return for $80 million in foreign exchange.

Govt mulls warehouse receipt financing to facilitate farmers

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Wednesday chaired a meeting to discuss the framework to facilitate the farmers through...

Trump and Modi’s lavish farm payouts prompt questions at WTO

GENEVA: Massive farm-support plans in the United States and India are being scrutinised by other World Trade Organization members, questions submitted to the WTO’s...

Tobacco growers condemn imposition of Rs300 tax on farmers

Govt urged to reverse the decision, as it will bring economic death to the working class ISLAMABAD: Tobacco growers and industrial workers on Monday condemned...

Budget allocations for agriculture sector increased by 1,200pc: minister

'Govt will launch 13 projects at a cost of Rs296bn to promote agriculture and livestock sectors' ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has increased budget...

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