Pakistan’s economy saw growth despite a fall in external trade says: ADB

Karachi: Asian Development Bank (ADB) in a statement on Friday said Pakistan’s economy had grown besides a decrease in external trade, reported a local newspaper. According...

CPEC provides Pakistan with godsend to enhance agriculture exports to China: FPCCI

ISLAMABAD Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) Regional Chairman on Horticulture Exports Ahmad Jawad has said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) provides...

FMPAC riles over non-disbursement of fertilizer subsidy claims

Karachi: On Tuesday, Fertilizer Manufacturers of Pakistan Advisory Council (FMPAC) denounced the government for not having disbursed the pending claims to the fertilizer industry. Last...

Chinese hybrid rice to produce 18 tons per hectare record yield

Lahore: Rice growing experts on Tuesday said that the launch of Chinese Hybrid rice in Pakistan would bring revolution in rice production having yield...

Govt’s thinks its hands are tied against sugar cartel

Islamabad: Even after establishing that the sugar mills have formed a cartel, resulting in an increase of Rs 14 per kilogram, an estimated gain...

LCCI, SPFC to promote investment in forestry sector of South Punjab

Lahore: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) on Monday agreed to make joint efforts to promote investment...

A touch of modernity reaps much higher returns

Nestle, MRI collaboration on Chaunsa Project already a huge success Frustrated with persistent decrease in the yield and productivity of his mango orchards, Malik Mazhar...

Pakistan receives automatic tea-processing plant from Turkey

Islamabad: National Tea and High Value Crops Research Institute (NTHVCRI) Director, Dr Farrukh Siyar Hamid on Friday disclosed that Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture...

Rice worth $107.896m was exported in July 2017

Islamabad: Rice worth US$ 107.896 million has been exported during the first month of current financial year. Rice exports from the country during July 2017...

Tractor production increased by 54.59pc during last FY 2016-17

Islamabad: Tractor production in the country during financial year ended on June 30, 2017 increased by 54.59 percent as compared the production of same...

American experts hold workshop to support Pakistan Water Dialogue Project

KARACHI Three experts from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are conducting water-resource workshops in Islamabad this week to support the Pakistan Water Dialogue...

$5bn lost to decline in cotton production: PARC

ISLAMABAD Pakistan Agriculture Research Council Chairman Dr Yousaf Zafar has said that Pakistan lost $ 5 billion during the last three years due to the...

APBF urges govt to adopt holistic approach toward agriculture, industry

KARACHI All Pakistan Business Forum President Ibrahim Qureshi has asked the new government to adopt a holistic approach aimed at developing both the agricultural and...

Delay in Sindh Agricultural Strategy may put off Rs18bn loan disbursement

LAHORE The Sindh government could not be able to develop the Sindh Agricultural Development Strategy Framework despite wasting four years spending of Rs 361 million,...

Fertilizer makers to face pressure on margins despite peak demand

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