Cotton crop estimate lower than
PAKISTAN is going to miss its cotton target for the fifth
consecutive year this season. Islamabad has revised its
Cotton sowing in doldrums
COTTON sowing in southern Punjab is facing multiple problems and
is still stuck to around eight per cent mark even in mid-May.
The ideal sowing time, which is May for the .........Details
Barriers in the textile exports
For about three dozen top groups, textiles still offers a lot of
business prospects despite difficulties. But for many
industrialists and traders, textile has become a losing .........Details
3 Million cotton bales shortfall fears
The single crop country has again been facing a great threat of
shortage of three million bales of Phuthi in the current Kharif
crop season which is almost 30pc less from
Why cotton is a problematic crop?
COTTON, which is also known as ‘white gold’, is an important
crop in many developing countries. The yield of the crop is
dependent upon the environment in which it is grown
Cotton and Textile Vision 2025
In facing the present challenges and preparing for the future
changes- the pictures of cotton production and textile value-
addition in Pakistan ...
Improving cotton yield
COTTON is an important cash crop and lifeline of textile
industry. It accounts for 8.2 per cent of the value-added in the
agriculture sector and about two per cent to GDP, adds over $2.8
Cotton has comparative advantage in WTO
The importance of cotton can hardly be over emphasized in the
economy of Pakistan. Pakistan is one of the ancient homes of
cultivated cotton, 4th largest producer of cotton
Falling export of textile products
THE textile industry has been hit by falling
export trend. Most of the exporters seem to
be nervous which has raised alarm bells for
the country’s economic managers
marketing of wool
WOOL is the most misunderstood and abused part of the sheep in
Pakistan. The desire of wool as a fabric has made its
production at an all-time high level. However, Pakistani
sheep producers do not share the benefits of its popularity.
problem in Sindh
In Sindh the wheat production target of 2.256 million tons has
been fixed for 2004-2005.
Who will buy the short cotton crop idea?
Whether the current crop is short, or the mill demand has risen
manifold, is a question being debated in cotton circles for the
last couple of weeks, .....Details