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Maund

An obsolete Indian unit of weight variously equivalent to values between 15 and 50 kilograms.
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He told that wheat support price has been enhanced upto Rs.1300/ per maund and the government has fixed the sugarcane rates Rs.180/ per maund whereas in Sindh province the rate of sugarcane is Rs.150/ per maund.
As a result, cotton prices on ready counter rose between Rs150 to Rs200 per maund during the week.
He said in the domestic market, 200 bales of Kabirwala changed hands at Rs 6,350 per maund, 400 bales of Khanewal at Rs 6,300 per maund, 400 bales of Bahawalpur at Rs 6,300 per maund, 200 bales of Mian Chunnu at Rs 6,300 per maund, 200 bales of Vehari at Rs 6,250 per maund, 200 bales of Mongi Bangla at Rs 6,250 per maund, 200 bales of Arifwala at Rs 6,200 per maund and 200 bales of Chicha Watni at Rs 6,200 per maund.
Trading on ready counter was negligible as buyers stayed away from the trading ring and only one deal of 150 bales from station Kandiaro was done at Rs8,450 per maund.
Around 200 bales of Shahdadpur changed hands at Rs 6,000 per maund, 400 bales of Burewala at Rs 6,300 per maund, 200 bales of Mirpurkhas at Rs 5,950 per manud, 200 bales of Sanghar at Rs 6,000 per maund, 400 bales of Chichawatni at Rs 6,400 per maund, 200 bales of Vehari at Rs 6,300 per maund and 200 bales of Arifwala was sold at Rs 6,300 per maund.
The Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) spot rates were firm at overnight level at Rs8,800 per maund.
In Punjab, it remained between Rs 2000-2600 per Maund when lint price was Rs 4800 per Maunds in Oct-Nov 2015 as cotton picking usually reaches its peak in October, agriculture information officer Naveed Asmat Kahlon told reporter.
However, there are deals placed on ledgers like 200 bales of Tando Adam changed hands at Rs 5,950 per maund, 200 bales of Burewala at Rs 6,200 per maund, 200 bales of Khanewal at Rs 6,200 per manud, 200 bales of Shujaabad at Rs 6,200 per maund, 200 bales of Gojra at Rs 6,200 per maund and 200 bales of Arifwala was sold at Rs 6,300 per maund.
Consequently, cotton from Sindh and Punjab was quoted between Rs7,200-9,000 per maund and phutti (seed cotton) in the range of Rs3,200-3,600 per 40kg.
In the domestic market, 600 bales of Shahdadpur were sold at Rs 5,900 per maund, 800 bales of Mirpurkhas at Rs 5,950 per maund, 600 bales of Hyderabad at Rs 6,000 per amund, 200 bales of Burewala at Rs 6,250 per maund, 200 bales of Arifwala at Rs 6,280 per maund, 200 bales of Vehari at Rs 6,250 per maund and 200 bales of Chicha Watni changed hands at Rs 6,150 per maund.
The Karachi Cotton AssoAciaAAtion (KCA) spot rates were firm at Rs8,700 per maund.
They said that the rate was about Rs.1050/- per maund last year, but this year the millers have reduced to it about Rs.650/- per maund.