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.
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.
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.
Average profitability, after taxation, of four cement companies has declined by 146 percent as compared to the same period of the year 2019, while in nine months period of the current financial year, the profitability has declined by 109 percent.
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
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
The Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) submitted a set of recommendations to pull the sector out of decline due to lockdown in the country and urged the government to delay all installments and payment of the mark up on bank loans obtained by its members
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.
Farmers representatives have urged the government to announce support price of the cotton crop for the current season at Rs 5000 per maund on priority basis encouraging the farmers to go for this crop.
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.
As expected Coronavirus had its impact on domestic consumption of cement also that declined by 16.70 per cent in March while the exports grew at 5.27 per cent as the global markets are equally under pressure due to the same reason.
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
Taking notice of rice exporters' complaints, Sindh government has made it clear that there is no ban on the movement of essential food commodities except transportation of wheat which is being regulated by the Sindh Food department.
In the wake of alarming situation of pandemic Covid-19, and lockdown announced by the provincial governments and start of Kharif Season 2020, the Ministry of National Food Security & Research (MNFS&R) has asked all the four provinces to exempt the outlets
The National Seed Council (NSC) has relaxed the cotton seed germination standard for Kharif 2020 crops only (both for the public and private sector seed companies) from the existing 65-70 percent to 50 per cent.
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.