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  • Poultry industry losing billions due to high costs: PPA

    LAHORE: The poultry industry says farmers lost an average of Rs20 on a kilogram of broiler chicken during the last one year as the average price remained Rs117 per kg against the cost of production of around Rs135...

    The situation, if persisted, would force nearly half of the farmers out of business, Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) Chairman Rai Mansab Ali Kharal told a press conference on Tuesday...

  • Poultry rates continue to rise unabated

    KARACHI: Taking advantage of the ineffective price checking mechanism, the powerful poultry lobby has further increased the rate of live bird to Rs220 per kg from Rs200...

    A probe ordered by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a meeting of the National Price Monitoring Committee (NPMC) last week has yet to produce any positive results, leaving consumers at the mercy of the poultry mafia...

  • City govt hikes poultry rates again

    KARACHI: Instead of taking steps to curb the price hike, the city government has consistently been increasing the rates of chicken live birds and its meat both at the wholesale and retail levels...

    Earlier in May, the official rates of live bird and its meat were Rs134 and Rs200 per kg respectively...

  • Poultry rates rise to Rs350 a kg

    KARACHI: Poultry prices are inching closer to red meat rates as retailers in various markets were demanding prices at whim in the absence of any price checking mechanism of the local administration...

    Consumers said that poultry prices were supposed to decline after media reports earlier this month that the Competition Commission of Pakistan has imposed a fine of Rs100 million on the Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) for price fixing...

  • PPA fined Rs100m for price fixing

    ISLAMABAD: The Paki­­­­­stan Poultry Association (PPA) has been fined Rs100 million for price fixing, in violation of Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2010...

    This was the second fine imposed by the Competi­tion Commission of Pak­istan (CCP) on PPA after a penalty of Rs50m in August 2010, which the association contested in courts on the grounds that the CCP itself was an illegal entity...

  • PPA slams duties on chicken seed, corn

    KARACHI: The imposition of punitive duties on ‘grandparents’ — the raw material of poultry sector — will hit the local poultry industry and consumers, Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) said in a statement on Wednesday...

    Questioning the logic behind the additional 10 per cent import duty levied on import of grandparents — live poultry multiplying seeds, PPA said that seeds of all kinds have been exempted from any additional taxes... ...

  • Poultry industry calls for review of FTAs

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Poultry Associa­tion (PPA) on Saturday urged Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir to review the free trade agreements (FTAs) that are hurting more than helping the country...

    Khalil Sattar, Chairman Tariff and Taxation Committee PPA, in a letter stated that under the FTA with Malaysia, poultry products are allowed to be imported free of duty and sales tax...

  • Poultry farmers warn of 25pc hike in prices

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) on Saturday warned of at least 25 per cent increase in prices in the wake of duties and taxes introduced in the budget 2015-16 on all kinds of poultry feeds...

    Sales tax of 5pc has been imposed on all types of poultry feeds...

  • Poultry sector seeks zero-rating

    KARACHI: The Pakis­tan Poultry Association (PPA) has called for restoration of zero-rating to poultry processing as Pakistan is the 11th largest broiler producer in the world with production of 1...

    The promotion of processing in poultry will bring stability in prices and create exportable products...

  • Poultry sector resents taxes

    ISLAMABAD: The poultry sector has warned of a further increase in prices due to imposition of new taxes in the budget...

    The sector recently made an increase of around Rs40 per kg in the rates of live farm chicken...

  • Poultry sector vies for piece of global halal pie

    While policymakers in Pakistan may have, time and again, committed themselves to pursuing an export-led plan for rapid economic growth and reduction in the country’s external account vulnerabilities, no government has ever formulated an effective policy to boost exports...

    Owing to a policy emphasis on import substitution, Pakistan’s export base remains narrow and skewed in favour of textiles and clothing, which have historically...

  • Govt asked to exempt poultry sector from power outage

    LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Monday urged the Ministry of Water and Power to exempt poultry sector from load shedding...

    “Poultry farmers, hatchery owners and poultry processing plant owners are suffering huge losses due to heavy loadshedding, which lasts from 10 hours in one go from 6pm to 4am,” LCCI President Abdul Basit in a statement after meeting a delegation of the poultry industry...

  • Ostrich farming: the new face of poultry

    Dr Nasir Mukhtar, the head of the poultry sciences department at PMAS-AAUR, said ostriches are a source of healthy meat...

    Dr Ahmad said Pakistan’s land and climate are suitable for ostrich farming, and this is an opportune time for Pakistan to capture its share in the international market by rearing ostrich commercially and launching ostrich products locally and abroad...

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