July 17, 2021

ECC approves sugar import, fertiliser subsidy

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee of the cabinet on Friday approved import of 200,000 tons sugar, subsidy on DAP fertiliser for cotton and rice crops and procurement of 200,000 cotton bales by Trading Corporation of Pakistan.The ECC also granted approval for increasing rates of sugar, wheat flour and ghee at Utility Stores Corporation of Pakistan. The price of sugar was jacked up from Rs68 per kg to Rs85 per kg, ghee from Rs170 to Rs260 per kg and Atta from Rs850 per bag to...