Published On: Thu, Dec 19th, 2013
Published in Category: District News

Over 12 mln cotton bales reach ginning factories

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MULTAN: As many as 12,249,949 cotton bales reached in the ginning factories of the country by December 15, which is 13.75 percent more than the corresponding period of last years.

According to the statistics report of Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA), the factories ginned 11,662,967 bales of cotton by December 15. However, the TCP has not yet started purchase of cotton.

The report revealed that exporters purchased 315,804 bales of cotton while the textile sector obtained 9,962,296 bales.

The report also indicates that 1,971,849 cotton bales were present in different ginning factories for sale. The arrival of cotton in ginning factories is in progress, the report added.