21,400 MT sugar discharge at PQ: TCP chief asks commerce secretary to allow disposal sans check

Business Recorder May 6,2010

ISLAMABAD (May 06 2010): While MV BM Defender continues to discharge 21,400 MT un-contractual sugar at berth no MW-4 at Port Qasim, S Anjum Bashir, TCP Chairman has appealed to Zafar Mahmood, Secretary Commerce to allow disposal of this consignment without any conformity assessment report and independent laboratory testing, inside sources in TCP told Business Recorder.

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Sugar sector places onus of high prices on govt

By Masood Anwar

KARACHI (February 07 2006): Sugar trade and production circles have placed the onus of sugar price hike on the flawed policies of the federal government.

“The gap between the production and consumption of sugar in the country was no secret,” they said. “However, the wizards in the finance and commerce ministries failed to foresee the situation,” they lamented.

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