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Seed cotton prices up amid active demand by mills

September 11, 2013 Prices showed firmness on the cotton market on Tuesday amid rising demand by mills and spinners, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 6,700, they said. The seed cotton prices in Sindh for low type was firm at Rs 3050 and superior variety was higher by Rs 100 to Rs 3200, while in Punjab low quality rose by Rs 100 to Rs 2800 and the fine variety gained Rs 50 to Rs 3000, they said. Approximately, 15,000 bales changed hands between Rs 6725-6800, they…

Cotton market: Prices decline further

August 23, 2013 The spot rate fell sharply for the second day due to strong arrivals of seed cotton, dealers on the cotton market said on Thursday. The official spot rate dropped sharply by Rs 150 to Rs 6,600. Prices of seed cotton per 40 kg in Sindh was down by Rs 150-100 to Rs 2650-2850 and in Punjab rates were lower by Rs 200-50 to Rs 2600-2900. In the ready session, prices also slid by Rs 100 as about 12,000 bales of cotton changed hands between Rs 6600-6800, they said. Some…

Cotton production remains lower

RAHIM YAR KHAN - The figures of cotton production in Pakistan and India have been issued by Cotton Ginners Associations of both the countries, which showed that total domestic cotton production remained lower than previous year in both the countries. According to the statistics issued by Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA), the total domestic arrival of seed cotton (phutti) up to December 15 was 10,768,861 bales, 267,157 bales (2.42pc) lower than previous year. The report further…

Cotton arrival declines

December 19, 2012 Cotton arrival declined by some 2 percent during the current crop season. Overall domestic arrival of seed cotton (phutti) up to December 15, 2012 stood at 10,768,861 bales as compared to 11,036,018 bales in the same period of last year, depicting a decline of 267,157 bales. According to the statistics issued by Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) during the period under review total export of cotton is 171,946 bales whereas 8,853,314 bales have been purchased…

Seed cotton prices hike by Rs 150/40kg

November 13, 2012 RAHIMYAR KHAN - Due to apprehensions of lower domestic cotton production against earlier estimates for the current year, the cotton ginners have prompted with enhanced purchasing of seed cotton. The prices of seed cotton (phutti) have risen by Rs 100 to 150 per 40 kg in various parts of the country and touched highest price of this season Rs 3,000 per 40 kg during last two days. It is expected that prices of cotton lint will also show corresponding upward…

Low support price, high input costs to hurt wheat output: experts

ASMA RAZAQ & FAZL SHER November 02, 2012: Pakistan is likely to miss the wheat production target of 25 million tons set for the crop season 2012-2013 because of low support price fixed by the government for 2012-13 as well as the hike in the price of farm inputs, said Chairman of Agri-Forum Ibrahim Mughal on Thursday. He said: "Wheat sowing season has started in Punjab from October 31 while in Sindh, it started 15-20 days ago. The government has fixed the wheat production target of…

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