Cotton production dips 27pc

Dawn | Oct 19, 2019 at 6:57 AM
  • The country’s cotton production plunged by 26.54 per cent, suffering a massive blow of 1.603 million bales up to October 15.
  • It also accounts 70pc of the cost in textile production.
  • A staggering fall in production was recorded in Punjab where it dipped 34.37pc to 2.049m bales during the period, as against 3.123m – representing a decrease of 1.073m bales.