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Upto $7m fruits, veges export orders expected

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Around $5 to $7 million export orders for fruits and vegetable are expected before the end of 4-day 9th Expo Pakistan 2015 being held at Expo Centre Karachi. Waheed Ahmed, Chairman FPCCI Standing Committee on Fruits and Vegetable Exports and Co-chairman All Pakistan Fruits and Vegetable Importers, Exporters and Merchants Association, said fruits and vegetable exports was increasing around 15 percent every year and this rate would be higher in future. Last year export…Read More

Rice production likely to reach 7m tons this year

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The SUPARCO says that rice production in Pakistan is likely to reach around 7 million tons in 2013-14 because of higher than expected rabi season rice production this year. Rice is grown in the Sindh, Balochistan and Southern Punjab regions during the rabi season. The data shows the rice planting had started in November and reached active vegetative growth stage at the end of January. According to the agency’s SPOT VGT satellite data at the end of January, the…Read More