The higher domestic cost of production has made agricultural commodities less competitive and the current trend
The ministry is keeping the option of export open while looking for ways to minimise the wheat glut. It has now asked
Punjab is the only province which has its own authority — the Punjab Halal Development Agency — to prescribe standards
Despite the decline in quantity, exporters earned more than double the amount they got in 2013 because of the stringent
The crop sector’s poor performance, the SBP’s quarterly report released mid-July said.
The highest shipments recorded so far were in 2009-10 when earnings from rice exports stood at $2.2bn.
Punjab produces 65pc of the country’s mango and the export target of 0.1m tonnes looks unlikely to be met.
The WB and the ADB have already categorised Pakistan as a water-stressed country, likely to face an acute water shortage
‘Pakistan has an ambitious policy for fighting climate change, adopted in 2012, and the structures in place to ...
THE dairy sector is facing the double whammy of a sales tax on its products and a simultaneous reduction in the...
A SENIOR vice-president of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry has sought the commerce...
Tired of paying off debts and coping with the worsening effects of climate change almost every year.
No subsidy has been disbursed among exporters so far although 4,966 claims have been submitted.
Research in precision agriculture is expanding in the developing world
Pakistan Dairy Association fears that the sector may be removed from the zero-rating tax regime in fiscal year 2015-16.
The lack of cold storage facilities is causing estimated losses of 15-20pc of the total milk production.
‘The economy stands to benefit if the support price is gradually replaced with subsidies on inputs and targeted cash
THE government is now believed to be of the view that the only way to get rid of the threatening glut of wheat is to...
The food security ministry has proposed a cut in taxes on farm inputs,...
Farmers realise the bumper crops cannot be profitably exported, nor piled up somewhere for lack of proper storages.