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Quality concerns likely to affect Pakistani wheat export to Iran

November 13, 2012 FAZAL SHER Pakistan is still awaiting a response from Iranian authorities after collection of samples of Pakistani wheat by Iranian inspectors two weeks ago to check its quality which would determine whether Iran would import one million tons of wheat as part of barter trade between the two countries. "Iranian inspectors visited Pakistan in the first week of the current month and collected samples of Pakistani wheat to check karnal bunt or Tilletia in wheat but…

Iran, Pakistan barter trade deal yet to be finalised

ZULFIQAR AHMAD AND FAZAL SHER October 24, 2012: The barter trade deal between Iran and Pakistan is yet to be finalised as Tehran has not yet to send agriculture experts to check wheat quality despite repeated requests. "The Ministry of National Food Security and Research (NFS&R) has invited Iranian experts after both countries signed a barter trade agreement, a key feature under which Iran agreed to import a million ton of wheat from Pakistan at $300 per ton," a senior…

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