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Rice exporters

Government criticised for ignoring rice exporters in budget

June 06, 2014 - BR Report Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) Senior Vice-Chairman Chela Ram Kewlani has criticised the government for ignoring the association's proposals in the federal budget 2014-15. Speaking to Business Recorder here on Thursday, Kewlani said that the rice export industry was the country's second largest earner of foreign exchange, but this key export sector had been ignored in the recently announced budget. "In a recent meeting with Finance Minister…

Fruit, rice exporters hope new govt to formulate friendly policies

Fruit and rice exporters have expressed the optimism the newly government elect would formulate policies, which would pave way for enhancing country’s export to substantial level. This step would ultimately result in sustainable economic recovery the country badly needed at this crucial juncture of its history. Waheed Ahmad President All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters Association (PFVA) while congratulating Pakistan Muslim League PML (N) on its clear majority in the lower house…

Rice exporters miffed by rising paddy price

November 14, 2012 Escalating paddy price has caused sheer distress amongst rice exporters. Paddy prices in Pakistan has increased over 30 percent in past week owing to misleading news about less crop and role of hoarders and investors in rice trade. 'The current high prices have knocked us out of the international competition due to ineffective pricing against our neighbouring country India. The rice export orders have observed an exponential decline of 60 percent than last…

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