Ashfak Bokhari

Snags in trading with Russia

The latest problem between the two countries relates to the valuation of import duty on Pakistani kinnow. Published Oct 03, 2016 07:03am

Move to enact long-delayed GI law

The absence of a GI law has also led to shrinking investment in basmati rice processing, especially in Punjab. Published Aug 29, 2016 07:16am

Where’s the (halal) beef?

Pakistani businesses have failed to tap into the growing global halal market Published Aug 21, 2016 06:57am

Outlook for mango exports

There is an urgent need to tackle the post-harvest losses as 30-40pc of mangoes are wasted every year. Published Jul 25, 2016 06:38am

Dry milk import to be more expensive

Federal Minister for National Food Security Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan favours heavy duty on the import of milk and whey Published Jul 04, 2016 07:35am

Challenges facing mango exports

Exporters hope to earn $75m this year by exporting 100,000 tonnes — a target which was missed last year. Updated Jun 20, 2016 10:10am

Forgotten water policy initiatives

Pakistan may soon face water disputes on the western border as Kabul river feasibility studies of projects underway. Updated Jun 13, 2016 09:44am