Nutritionists Association of Pakistan in collaboration with the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, (UVAS) Lahore, has planned to hold an “International Livestock Nutrition Conference” at UVAS on October 23-24, 2013. Continue reading “International livestock Nutrition Conference” »
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan spent a huge amount of $16 billion on food and oil imports during ten months (July to April) of the current fiscal year (2012-2013). Continue reading “$16b spent on food, oil imports in ten months” »
ISLAMABAD: Imports and exports of goods in Pakistan have fallen, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), which reflect a contracting economy in FY13. Continue reading “Imports, exports down: PBS” »
LAHORE: The newly-elected government should consult regional chambers and the business community to face the economic challenges and avoid dependence on bureaucracy as the business community can give better suggestions on any problems faced by country. Continue reading “Govt urged to consult traders on economy” »
KARACHI – Agricultural credit disbursement by the banks increased by 15.74 percent on year-on-year basis to Rs 259.1 billion in the first 10 months, July-April FY13) of the current fiscal year (2012-13). Continue reading “Farm loan disbursement up 16% to Rs 259bn in 10 months” »
Rawalpindi: Pir Mehr Ali Shah – Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) and the Italian government will work together for promotion of olive farming in Pakistan, with an aim to first produce enough olive oil for domestic consumption and then for export to the other markets.
After more than five years, the annual fishing ban in the province is expected to take place for two months, as the government is going to restrict hunting of all types of shrimps and fresh water fish in June and July. Sources in the fisheries sector told Business Recorder on Monday that the government had indicated to Karachi Fish Harbour Authority (KFHA) to impose annual fishing ban in its maritime jurisdiction from June 1 till July 31. Continue reading “Duration of annual fishing ban to be two months” »
Javed Ali Ghori, Chairman Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) congratulates famous rice exporter and renowned industrialist Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh, ex-president Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on being elected as MNA with a high majority from NA-86 Chinniot. Continue reading “REAP greets Qaiser Ahmed on Election Victory” »
China will start a new round of stockpiling sugar from the domestic market to try to shore up local prices, a government body said on Monday, a move that could spur more cheap imports by the world’s second-largest consumer. The government will stockpile 300,000 tonnes of sugar in the second round of a state stockpiling programme in the current marketing year which ends in September. Continue reading “China to Stockpile More domestic Sugar to boost Prices” »
Following hot and dry weather in the upper regions of the country, there has been an increase of 64,000 cusecs in the running water of four live rivers of the country during last couple of days which has enabled the Indus River System Authority to supplement the outflows from the dams for augmenting hydel power generation and irrigating crops across the country.