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No ban on rice exports, clarifies MNFS&R
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No ban on rice exports, clarifies MNFS&R

The ministries of commerce and national food security & research (MNFS&R) have made it clear that there is no ban on exports of rice from Pakistan as the country has sufficient stocks of the commodity.
Published 02 May, 2020 12:08am
REAP urges govt to exempt rice exporters from exports ban
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REAP urges govt to exempt rice exporters from exports ban

Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) reacting to information of a ban on export of all edible items by Pakistan, has urged the Ministry of National Food Security & Research (MNFS&R) not to apply this ban on rice exports.
Published 30 Apr, 2020 12:07am
PSC to buy 560,000 bags of wheat seed each weighing 100kg
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PSC to buy 560,000 bags of wheat seed each weighing 100kg

The Punjab Seed Corporation (PSC) will buy 560,000 bags of wheat seed each weighing 100 kilograms during the current procurement season from its registered growers to prepare certified high-quality wheat seed for the next season.
Published 25 Apr, 2020 09:49pm
Food department constitutes bodies for smooth wheat movement
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Food department constitutes bodies for smooth wheat movement

The Punjab food department has constituted committees throughout the province at district level which will be led by officials from the Punjab agriculture department to ensure smooth wheat seed movement in the province and resolve the issues being reporte
Published 21 Apr, 2020 03:03am
Punjab government to seal all borders to snub wheat smuggling
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Punjab government to seal all borders to snub wheat smuggling

The Punjab government has decided to seal all the borders of Punjab province to snub wheat smuggling. It has also decided that no private buyer will be allowed to pick up wheat from the province while there will be regular written purchase agreements with
Published 18 Apr, 2020 12:00am
APMPEA urges govt to help retrieve stuck payments
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APMPEA urges govt to help retrieve stuck payments

The All Pakistan Meat Processors & Exporters Association (APMPEA) has urged the federal government to launch efforts at commercial consulate level abroad to ensure retrieval of payments stuck/defaulted by the importers of Pakistani meat and its products.
Published 09 Apr, 2020 12:00am
PPA fears short supply of poultry products
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PPA fears short supply of poultry products

Due to reduced consumption and price crash, broiler farmers have reduced placement of day-old chicks at their farms as a result of which hatcheries had almost stopped setting eggs for chick production.
Published 07 Apr, 2020 12:00am
Cotton sowing season begins in Punjab
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Cotton sowing season begins in Punjab

The cotton sowing season 2020 kicked off in the province on Wednesday with the provincial agriculture department eyeing to bring over 4.6 million acres of land under cultivation of this most important crop. Cotton is grown mostly in the two provinces of P
Published 02 Apr, 2020 12:00am
REAP chief urges government to double term of ERF
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REAP chief urges government to double term of ERF

Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) has urged the government for enhancing the term of export refinance facility (ERF) scheme given to the rice exporters from 180 days to 360 days, enabling them work smoothly and with peace of mind.
Published 20 Mar, 2020 12:00am