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Monday, August 24, 2020
Pakistan imports wheat to address local market challenges
Following Pakistan's recently completed crop fell below expectations, the country placed the biggest purchase among global importers, Moree Champion reported.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Pakistan's Sindh holds back on early wheat stock release
Pakistan's Sindh government will only release wheat stocks after a decision on the matter was made by the provincial cabinet, asserted government spokesperson Barrister Murtaza Wahab, The Express Tribune reported.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Pakistani province's flour mills to close in wheat supply protest
Flour millers across Pakistan's Balochistan province have decided to shut their businesses temporarily in protest against the restriction of inter-district and inter-provincial wheat movement, reported Dawn.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Pakistan seeks exporters' help on exporting excess wheat
Exporters are being called to come up with a plan to export Pakistan's surplus wheat, the Express Tribune reported. Those excesses are kept by the Pakistan Agricultural Storage & Services Corporation (Passco) as well as local provinces.
Friday, October 31, 2014
Pakistan slaps 20% duty on foreign wheat to stem cheap imports
October 31, 2014 Pakistan slaps 20% duty on foreign wheat to stem cheap imports Pakistan has imposed a 20% duty on imported wheat to stem the tide of cheap imports, the government said. The decision was made by the Economic Coordination Com ...
Monday, December 30, 2013
Pakistan's wheat acreage decline by one to two million acres
December 30, 2013 Pakistan's wheat acreage decline by one to two million acres By next year, Pakistan may import more than one million tonnes of wheat as the country is facing wheat under-sowing situation by at least one to two million acre ...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Pakistan sets wheat production target at 19 million tonnes
October 25, 2013 Pakistan sets wheat production target at 19 million tonnes For the 2013-14 season, Pakistan has set wheat cultivation and production target at 16.5 million acres and 19 million tonnes, respectively. This was stated by Punja ...
Monday, October 14, 2013
Pakistan, US scientists to introduce new wheat variety
October 14, 2013 Pakistan, US scientists to introduce new wheat variety   Scientists from the US and Pakistan have launched and tested 'NARC-2011', a new wheat variety resistant to the feared UG-99 stem rust varieties. According to details, ...
Monday, August 19, 2013
Pakistan may relax wheat import restrictions
August 19, 2013 Pakistan may relax wheat import restrictions Pakistan may ease import restrictions on wheat as the country faces 500,000 tonnes of shortfall for the crop in 2013. A proposal to reduce 6% withholding tax on wheat import and f ...
Friday, August 2, 2013
Pakistan's wheat purchases to reach record high in five years
August 2, 2013 Pakistan's wheat purchases to reach record high in five years After delayed wheat planting and reduced fertiliser use, affected domestic output and drove up local prices, Pakistan is set to become a net wheat importer in 2013 ...
Friday, May 31, 2013
Pakistan to miss wheat production target by 2.2 million tonnes
May 31, 2013 Pakistan to miss wheat production target by 2.2 million tonnes   Pakistan produced a total of 22.8 million tonnes of wheat in the on-going fiscal year 2013, 2.2 million tonnes lower than the set target of 25 million tonnes for ...
Monday, May 27, 2013
Pakistan buys more than one million tonnes of wheat
May 27, 2013 Pakistan buys more than one million tonnes of wheat   Pakistan Agricultural Storage and Services Corporation Limited (PASSCO) has bought over one million tonnes of wheat under its wheat procurement drive 2013. PASSCO's Managing ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Pakistan's wheat demand projected to be 29.06 million tonnes by 2015
Pakistan's wheat demand is expected to reach 29.06 million tonnes in 2015, as the country would have to feed more than 200 million people by then, says Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, vice chancellor of University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF). Dr ...
Monday, March 25, 2013
Pakistan sees wheat output at 26.2 million tonnes
A record bumper 26.2 million tonnes of wheat production this season was estimated by the Space and Upper Atmospheric Research Commission (Suparco), with the Punjab topping 19.513 million tonnes. In its latest Rabi crop estimates, the commis ...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Pakistan's wheat output to remain below 24 million tonnes in present fiscal year
Pakistan's wheat production is expected to remain below 24 million tonnes in the ongoing fiscal year, according to a report by KASB Securities and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The report highlighted that the crop's yield per acre was fall ...

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