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Cotton production stable at 15 million bales

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Commerce and Textiles has been informed that despite many experiments based on international and national research, the cotton production is constant at 13 million bales to 15 million bales since the last five years. Textile Secretary Rukhsana Shah briefed the committee that the textile sector in the country represents a complete value chain and has 35,000 shuttle less looms, 350,000 power looms and 18,000 knitting…Read More

12.655 million cotton bales expected this year

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Despite the torrential rains and flash floods across Pakistan, about 12.655 million cotton bales output is expected during the current crop season. "In Punjab province, cotton crop has been cultivated over 5,766,082 acres out of 6,000,000 acres which meats 96 per cent of cotton sowing target set for the year 2013-14," said Cotton Commissioner, Dr Khalid Abdullah, while talking to media. He said that second meeting of Cotton Crop Assessment Committee (CCAC)…Read More

Sindh likely to produce 5m cotton bales

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Sindh is expected to produce five million bales of cotton this year going by the seasonal sowing trend in areas commanded by the Kotri Barrage. However, this will largely depend on favourable weather conditions and regular supply of irrigation water. Cotton production has remained below normal due to floods and heavy rains over the past two years."Tharparker has achieved 105 per cent the targeted sowing, Umerkot 102 per cent, Tando Mohammad Khan 99 per cent, Matiari 97 per…Read More