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6.8 million tons rice targeted for next year

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan’s Federal Committee on Agriculture (FCA) has set a target of 6.81 million tons of rice (basis milled) production from an area of 2.78 million hectares for the next crop. According to local sources, of the 6.81 million tons rice production target, the Punjab province is expected to account for 3.5 million tons, Sindh for 2.6 million tons, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for 100,000 tons and Balochistan for around 600,000 tons. Pakistan is among the world’s top five rice…Read More