Tag: demand

PCSIR, RCCI join hands for demand-driven research

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article image STAFF REPORT RWP: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and Pakistan Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). Under the MoU, both RCCI and PCSIR would jointly explore, initiate and undertake industry/market oriented demand driven research and development projects and other activities for improving exports and research. PCSIR is providing high quality testing and certifications to the industries and we…Read More

Pak automobile sector rides high demand

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Pakistan Auto Show-2016 the 12th in its series has recently been staged at Lahore. With increased production capacity and easy prices demand is rising fast. A large number of customers are facing three to four months’ waiting period to get delivery of cars including Toyota and Honda. Mumshad Ali, Chairman Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers, said: "As a result of our high-tech and pro-consumer products the demand for…Read More

TVETA starts demand-driven short courses for customers

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) has introduced demand-driven short courses for customer support executives and meat technology. Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh disclosed this while addressing a meeting which was held at TEVTA Secretariat to review the progress for initiating these demand driven short courses. Chief Operating Officer Jawad Ahmed Qureshi and other officers were also present on this occasion. Irfan said that…Read More

Sustained demand boosts cotton rates

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Sustained demand for quality lint has boosted the rates on the cotton market in the process of modest trading. In the ready session, over 4,000 bales of cotton changed hands between Rs 4625 and Rs 5275, dealers said. The prices of seed cotton in Sindh were at Rs 1900 and Rs 2350 and in Punjab rates were at Rs 2000 and Rs 2650, they said. Market sources said that thin business activity was seen as mills and spinners kept on the sideline owing to tight supply of best…Read More

Cotton prices rise on steady demand for best quality

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Official spot rates recovered more due to the rising demand for best quality of cotton by the spinners and mills as the official spot rate picked up further Rs 50 to Rs 4,750.In the ready session, around 10,000 bales of cotton changed hands between Rs 4600-5000, experts said. In Sindh, prices recovered overnight, gaining Rs 100 to Rs 1600 and Rs 2300, in Punjab price of low type also rose by Rs 100 to Rs 2100, however, the good type shed Rs 50 to Rs 2600, they said.…Read More