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  • Rice exports off to a flying start

    RICE exports have started the current fiscal year on a positive note, giving rise to hopes that the full-year proceeds will hit $2 billion after a gap of two years...

    The country’s rice exports jumped 40 per cent year-on-year to $224 million in the July-August period, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics...

  • Preventing decline of rice exports

    PAKISTAN’S rice exports have been falling in recent years, mainly due to higher prices, energy crisis, poor quality seeds, low yield and persistently lower commodity prices in global markets...

    The fall has a bearing on the country’s economy for rice is the second main earner of foreign exchange for the country after textiles...

  • Threat to rice exports

    The Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan is worried over the future of the country’s rice exports after having lost some major markets to its competitors and having missed annual export targets for the last five years...

    Before the situation takes an alarming turn, the association says, the government must intervene to salvage the country’s rice sector, which is the second highest foreign exchange earner after textiles, by providing...

  • Reap seeks govt support for boosting rice exports

    After the Rs180bn incentive package to the industry for boosting exports last month, the rice exporters have chimed in with demands of their own...

    They want the government to withdraw sales tax from their utility bills, and withholding tax from electricity bills, share their cost of brand development abroad, help in rescheduling export loans and come up with an incentive package and mechanism, linking incentives to export increase......

  • New varieties in rice output and exports

    In case of rice, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council approved - in the middle of last year - seven hybrid and four open-pollinated (OP) paddy seeds for cultivation, with the hope that these would help boost rice production...

    Officials of MNSFR say they hope that the output of non-Basmati rice would continue to grow largely due to the newly released hybrid and OP varieties...

  • Rice exports to reach 4.4m tonnes: FAO

    ISLAMABAD: Rice exports by Pakistan this year are poised to exceed the 2015 level by 7 per cent to reach 4...

    In a report on Pakistan, the FAO said cumulative rice deliveries in the first seven months of 2016 are officially put at 2...

  • Rice exports hit the $2bn mark again

    THE country recorded around $2 billion worth of rice exports in the fiscal year ending in June after remaining below this level for two years, say senior officials of the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)...

    Rice exports had reached $2bn for the first time in fiscal year 2015...

  • Special status for rice sector proposed to boost exports

    KARACHI: The commerce ministry has prepared a proposal to include rice in the list of sectors under special incentives to promote exports and earn foreign exchange, said the ministry officials on Wednesday...

    Rice sector fetches $2 billion per annum in foreign exchange and is the second largest export commodity...

  • Pakistan offers lowest bid for Iraq’s rice tender

    HAMBURG: The lowest price offer in the tender from Iraq’s state grains buyer to purchase at least 30,000 tonnes of rice was $427 a tonne c&f free out for rice to be sourced from Pakistan, traders said on Tuesday...

    The offer was made for 40,000 tonnes from Pakistan, they said...

  • US-Pakistan ties tough but essential: Condoleezza Rice

    WASHINGTON: “It’s a relationship you’ve got to have but it is tough,” says former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice while describing the US-Pakistan partnership...

    In an interview to MSNBC, Ms Rice acknowledged that Pakistan was more stable than before, although it still faced some major issues...

  • Philippines to import rice from Pakistan

    KARACHI: The Philippines has offered to import 50,000 tonnes of rice from Pakistan to help it meet its goal of importing an aggregate volume of 805,200 tonnes of rice under its minimum access volume (MAV) for this year...

    The CSQ is broken down as the following: China 50,000 tonnes, India 50,000 tonnes, Pakistan 50,000 tonnes, Australia 15,000 tonnes, El Salvador 4,000 tonnes, Thailand 293,100 tonnes and Vietnam 293,100 tonnes...

  • Pakistan to export 1m tonnes rice to Indonesia

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has signed an agreement with Indonesia to export one million tonnes of rice estimated at around $400m over four years, the Ministry of Commerce said in statement on Thursday...

    The agreement for export of rice will be implemented by the Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) and Indonesia’s Bulog (State Logistic Agency)...

  • 600 rice containers from Pakistan held up at Kenyan port

    LAHORE: At least 600 containers of Pakistani rice are stuck up at Kenyan ports as the customs authorities there have subjected the consignment to 100 per cent scrutiny and verification against the norms...

    Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (Reap) Chairman Sameeullah Chaudhry says the Kenya Bureau of Standards and Customs started full verification and sampling of rice containers reaching Mombasa port, Kenya, for inspecting...

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