ECC allows import of 200,000 MT of Urea on deferred payments

May 16, 2022 (MLN): The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Monday allowed the Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) to explore the possibility for the import of 200,000 MT of Urea on government to government (G2G) basis and on a deferred payment.

Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr Miftah Ismail presided over a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet at the Finance Division today.

According to the details, the Ministry of Industries and Production submitted a summary on import of Urea and presented that Govt intends to create better stock for Urea fertilizer to ensure continuity of Urea supply during next financial year and requested for allowing import of Urea from the international market in order to stabilize the local market.

The ECC after discussion allowed the Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) to explore the possibility of import of 200,000 MT of Urea on a G2G basis and on deferred payment.

Federal Minister for Industries and Production Makhdoom Syed Murtaza Mehmood, Minister of State for Finance & Revenue Dr Aisha Ghous Pasha, Minister of State for Petroleum Mr Musadik Masood Malik, Federal Secretaries and senior officers attended the meeting.

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Posted on: 2022-05-16T23:14:13+05:00

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