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August 29, 2019
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
August 28, 2019
India issued multiple amendments for regulations related to food imports, food additives, standards, contaminants, toxins, labeling, and packaging in calendar year (CY) 2016.
May 9, 2019
Pakistan is a growing market for imported food products since the retail sector is growing.
December 5, 2018
Based on current market arrivals, Pakistan’s 2018/19 cotton production is estimated at 7.8 million 480 lb bales, down 8 percent from the previous estimate and 5 percent....
September 5, 2018
FAS Islamabad forecasts Pakistan’s MY 2018/19 (August to July) cotton production at 8.5 million 480 lb. bales, up 300,000 bales or 4 percent from the last year’s level.
April 9, 2018
In MY 2018/19, raw cotton production is forecast to rise to 128,000 bales on expected good weather and expanded cultivation area of American Upland cotton through the help of extension activities.
March 29, 2018
Pakistan continues to make significant progress towards implementing a full-fledged biotechnology and seed regulatory structure that is expected to facilitate the introduction of new seed....
October 31, 2017
Graphic illustrating the top U.S. agricultural exports to India from 2006-2016.
October 30, 2017
Infographic discussing U.S. agricultural trade to India which topped $1.3 billion in 2016.
October 11, 2017
U.S. exporters who want to enter or expand in India’s market have an array of opportunities available due to the country’s growing population and increasing demand for food and agricultural goods.
December 15, 2016
This report provides a list of food, beverage and agricultural shows held in India. The Indian trade show industry holds a large number of shows dedicated to the various aspects of the food...
December 7, 2016
Pakistan’s 2016/17 cotton harvest is progressing as forecast. Higher prices prompted farmers to strengthen their insect control methods compared to a year ago and progress thus far suggests...
December 5, 2016
Cotton production prospects are good for market year (MY) 2016/17 though arrivals are delayed. The supply chain is managing through the Government of India demonetization effort as traders...
May 5, 2016
On April 27, 2016, the Press Information Bureau of the Government of India issued a statement on India’s position on cotton export subsidies related to...
December 10, 2014
Pakistani cotton is currently among lowest-priced cotton in the world.
October 23, 2014
Official statistics reveal marketing year (MY) 2014/15 planted area reached a record 12.7 million hectares.
October 8, 2014
Recent floods damaged an estimated 80,000 hectares of cotton area, a small fraction of Pakistan’s 3.1 million hectares of cotton.
October 8, 2014
The Government of Pakistan has announced a seed cotton support price of 34 cents per pound for the upcoming harvest, a significant increase over the prevailing farm price of 26 cents per pound.
September 8, 2014
Pakistan’s 2014/15 cotton production is forecast 500,000 480 lb bales higher at 10.0 million bales.
September 2, 2014
FAS Mumbai forecasts MY2014/15 production at 29.5 million 480 lb bales and planted area at 12.1 million hectares.