Pakistan Agribusiness Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Pakistan Agribusiness Report

Pakistan Agribusiness Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Pakistan Agribusiness Report
Published Aug 13, 2016
65 pages — Published Aug 13, 2016
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The ----/-- budget announced in June ---- will have upsides and downsides for the country s agribusiness sector. In the short term the, admittedly quite limited, moves to reduce taxes and tariffs on fertiliser, pesticides and water supplied through tube wells, as well as allocating increased funding for lending to agricultural enterprises, will help to increase the competitiveness of the sector. ...The ----/-- budget announced in June ---- will have upsides and downsides for the country s agribusiness sector. In the short term the, admittedly quite limited, moves to reduce taxes and tariffs on fertiliser, pesticides and water supplied through tube wells, as well as allocating increased funding for lending to agricultural enterprises, will help to increase the competitiveness of the sector. However, the Express Tribune reports widespread criticism among industry stakeholders of a budget freeze for the Ministry of National Food Security and Research. ...The USDA s GAIN report published in April attributes the relatively strong harvest to good weather conditions overall during the growing season, although dry weather in the winter months is a limiting factor. We have made a further downward adjustment to our forecast for the ----/-- cotton crop and now expect to see a decline of --.- on the previous year s harvest to -.-mn tonnes (compared to a previous forecast of

...BMI View: There are numerous challenges facing producers of all commodities in Pakistan, chief among them a dire security situation, erratic power supply, lack of available finance and vulnerability to extreme weather events. Nevertheless, the government has taken some positive steps to improve the availability of higher-quality seeds for rice, wheat and corn, which should raise yields in the medium term. ...BMI View: There are numerous challenges facing producers of all commodities in Pakistan, chief among them a dire security situation, erratic power supply, lack of available finance and vulnerability to extreme weather events. Nevertheless, the government has taken some positive steps to improve the availability of higher-quality seeds for rice, wheat and corn, which should raise yields in the medium term. We also note that there have been recent positive developments in the country s energy sector that, if sustained, could prove beneficial for cotton and rice producers in particular. ...We also note that there have been recent positive developments in the country s energy sector that, if sustained, could prove beneficial for cotton and rice producers in particular. Our expectation for rising prices out to ---- also gives some grounds for optimism regarding cotton exports.

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