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Mango exports kick off: first consignment leaves for Middle East, Europe

May 26, 2013 IQBAL MIRZA & ZAHID BAIG Mango exports: First consignment of 400 tons of mango left the country on Saturday to herald the start of mango export season - 2013. An export target of 175,000 tons has been set for this season which would fetch US $60 million. Waheed Ahmed, Chairman, Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association told Business Recorder that the fruit was airlifted by PIA, Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Lines besides a substantial…

PHDEC participates in Fruit Logistica 2013

February 12, 2013 Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Company (PHDEC), Ministry of Commerce Government of Pakistan has participated in Fruit Logistica 2013. The purpose to participate was to open new vistas for Pakistani fruits and vegetables in European market and to promote Pakistani exporters in international market. According to a press release issued by the authority on Monday, Fruit logistica is the leading international meeting place of the fresh produce trade. From 6th…

Mangoes: PHDEC, DPP sign MoU on access to Australian market

January 09, 2013 ZAHID BAIG Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Company (PHDEC) and Department of the Plant Protection (DPP), Ministry of National Food Security and Research on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for achieving the common objective of getting access for Pakistani mangoes to the prime Australian market. PHDEC CEO Bashir Hussein and DPP Director General Ikhlaq Rana inked the document on behalf of their respective organisations. PHDEC Senior…

Pakistan may miss 300m tons kinnow export target

Tuesday, 10 January 2012: Pakistan’s kinnow export target of 300 million tons for this year seems difficult to achieve due to the hurdles created by the customs authorities, an exporter said on Thursday. The Co-chairman of All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association (PFVA) told The News that exporters suffered a loss of $10 million on export of kinnow, as shipments were delayed because of complete checking of consignments. “In many consignments planes…

PHDEC sets export target for kinnow

Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Company (PHDEC) has set a target for exporting 300,000 metric tonnes of kinnow during the year 2010-11 as against the exports of around 250,000 metric tonnes registered during the last year. The export target of kinnow was set during a meeting with the exporters and other stakeholders at a meeting arranged at Bhalwal by the company. Pakistan produced 2.1 million tonnes of citrus last year whereas crop for the ensuing season is estimated to be…

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