Cotton production swells 82% compared to last year
By News Desk
November 3, 2023 04:36 PM
Record cotton production continues to arrive in markets as an increase of 82 percent in the arrival of cotton was recorded till October 31 this year compared to last year, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Friday.
According to Pakistan Cotton Growers Association till October 31, more than 6.794 million bales of cotton have arrived.
The report reveals that the arrival of cotton from Sindh increased by a record 132 percent to 3.797 million bales.
The arrival of cotton from Punjab with a record increase of 43 percent was 2.994 million bales, report said.
The textile mill has so far purchased 5.8 million bales of cotton, revealed Pakistan Cotton Genres Association.
The arrival of cotton last season was 3.733 millions bales, said report.
Work is ongoing on 594 genres factories across the country, Pakistan Cotton Genres Association concluded.
Reporter: Ashraf Khan