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  • Use of wood packaging banned for exports

    KARACHI: The Department of Plant Protection (DPP), Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSR), has banned the use of wood packaging including crates, boxes and cases, for storing fruits and vegetables intended for exports from May 20, 2015...

    DPP had received serious warnings from the European Union and other countries due to increasing interceptions of consignments infested with pests and deterioration in quality due to...

  • Wooden packaging banned

    ISLAMABAD: The government has imposed a ban on the use of wooden packaging material for exporting perishables with effect from May 20, 2015...

    Through a notification, the Ministry of National Food Security and Research has warned that no official certificate will be issued to any perishable including fruits and vegetables in wooden packaging for export...

  • Move to improve packaging of fruits and veggies

    The decision follows growing complaints from many buyers about fruits and vegetable consignments in wooden packaging, and found lacking in quality, having been infested with pests...

    Had these exporters been using packaging containers made of properly treated and polished wood no such complaints would have arisen in the first place and the authorities would not have to announce the ban; not at least in case of such export...

  • Upgrading food packaging industry

    THE three-day annual packaging exhibition held in Karachi in the first week of September has boosted hopes for better packaging solutions for the food industry...

    Improved law and order situation in Karachi encouraged a large number of foreign companies from two dozen countries to participate in the exhibition...

  • Packaging material makers losing business to informal rivals

    LAHORE: Registered manufacturers/suppliers of packaging material claim they have lost a good chunk of their business linked directly with exports...

    The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is currently implementing a statutory regulatory order (SRO) under which the input tax credit/refund of packaging material of all sorts has been disallowed July 1 onwards...

  • Mango exporters violating packaging policy

    Karachi: A number of exporters are not following standardised packing for mango exports which started last week...

    The practice of non-standardised packaging is followed by many exporters, tarnishing the country’s image as the weight stated on the box does not conform to the actual weight...

  • Packaging plant in Gadoon to bring Rs2.5 billion investment: KP official

    PESHAWAR: Chief Executive Officer of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development and Management Company (KPEZDMC), Saeed Ahmad Khan on Friday said that establishment of a flexible packaging plant by Cherat Packaging Ltd in Gadoon Industrial Estate will bring Rs2...

    The establishment of packaging plant is another milestone towards industrialisation of KP, he said in a statement here on Friday...

  • SHC stays allotment of 21,000 forest acres for industries

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Friday restrained the provincial authorities from allotting over 21,000 acres of forest land in Sujawal and other districts for industrial purposes and from dispossessing the farmers from there...

    The petitioner, a resident of Orangi Town, said that the personnel of the law enforcement agencies raided her house on Jan 15 and took away her husband, an employee of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board... ...

  • Promising performance of large industries

    Industries have also invested in capacity building...

    In the last fiscal year, LSM growth came on the heels of higher public sector spending on construction and infrastructure, improved security situation, generous bank lending to private sector at low interest rates, better access of industries to gas and electricity supplies and a 3...

  • Centre has assured Sindh of no gas outage for industries, Qaim tells SITE body

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Thursday said he had spoken to Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for provision of a smooth and regular gas supply to all the seven industrial areas in the province...

    However, we are exploring the ways and means to hand over the collected amount to SITE Limited for development of the infrastructure of SITE area,” he said and directed Industries Secretary Ms Shazia to float a...

  • Efficient use of water by industries stressed

    LAHORE: World Wide Fund for Nature Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) in collaboration with Cleaner Production Institute (CPI) organised a training workshop on Best Water Management Practices (BWMPs) for leather industries at the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI)...

    The workshop was attended by general managers and engineers from 26 industries...

  • Hospitals, industries violating environmental laws

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan told the Senate on Thursday that both hospitals and industries were violating environmental laws on the safe disposal of hazardous waste...

    “There are gaps as far as compliance is concerned both by hospitals and industries...

  • ‘Plastic is mother of all industries’

    KARACHI: The government should focus non-tradition items like plastic to boost its exports as the polymer industry has an average growth of 8 to10 per cent per annum and plastic exports are around 15pc said Mr Zubair F...

    Tufail, President of The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), while inaugurating a three day PakPlas 2017 exhibition of plastic machinery, equipment, raw material and technology at the...

  • PHC stays recovery of gas cess from industries

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Thursday stayed the recovery of arrears on account of Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) from around 450 CNG stations and industrial units by the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) for the period for which the superior courts had declared the levy of such cess illegal...

    After holding a preliminary hearing into six almost identical petitions, a bench comprising Chief Justice Mazhar...
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