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July 17, 2019
Pakistan’s purchases of imported soybeans are estimated to reach at 2.0 million metric tons (MMT) during marketing year (MY) 2018/19, 8 percent lower than last year.
July 12, 2019
This report outlines regulatory requirements and import procedures for food and agricultural imports into Pakistan.
June 26, 2019
A four-person U.S. pulse industry team visited Karachi during April 29-May 1 to attend the first U.S. pulses seminar, hold industry meetings, visit a processing facility....
May 9, 2019
Pakistan is a growing market for imported food products since the retail sector is growing.
April 25, 2019
Pakistan requires a variety of export certifications for imported food and agricultural products.
April 24, 2019
Pakistan’s Marketing Year 2019/20 sugar production is forecast at 5.2 million tons, a 5 percent decrease from the current year’s revised estimate as delays in cane payments....
April 8, 2019
In addition to edible oil, Pakistan is now a major importer of oilseeds. Marketing year (MY) 2018/19 imports of oilseeds are estimated to exceed edible oil imports....
April 5, 2019
Pakistan’s marketing year 2019/20 cotton production is forecast at 8 million 480 lb bales, up 500,000 bales from the revised 2018/19 estimate.
April 3, 2019
The Government of Pakistan announced on March 18, 2019, a $2 billion, five-year agricultural plan that focuses on crop production diversification, but there are no details yet.
March 22, 2019
This report outlines regulatory requirements and import procedures for food and agricultural imports into Pakistan.
March 12, 2019
On February 19, 2019, Pakistan’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) issued a statutory regulatory order (i.e., SRO) concerning labeling of food products.
December 18, 2018
The Government of Pakistan (GOP) granted approval for the export of an additional 500,000 tons of wheat with a subsidy of $105 per ton.
December 7, 2018
In Pakistan, a developed biotechnology and seed regulatory structure is in place to facilitate the introduction of new technologies in the country.
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....
November 28, 2018
Pakistan’s soybean imports during 2017/18 reached a record 2.2 million metric tons (MMT) and are forecast at 2.6 MMT in 2018/19 based on preliminary bookings.
October 8, 2018
Refined sugar production is forecast at 6.5 million metric tons (MMT) for marketing year 2018/19 (MY Oct/Sept), down 12 percent from the current year’s estimate of 7.4 million metric tons....
October 3, 2018
Pakistan’s did not renew the 2018 subsidy on wheat exports, announced earlier this year ($159 per metric ton), that expired on June 30.
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.
August 3, 2018
Pakistan continues to increase its purchasing of soybeans and imports are expected to reach a record 2 million metric tons (MMT) during 2017/18 and 2.5 MMT during 2018/19.
August 3, 2018
Pakistan’s 2018/19 wheat production is estimated at 26.3 million metric tons (MMT), 800,000 tons higher than current USDA estimate.