Fertilizer Production and Import in Pakistan.


Rizwan Freed , Muhammad Bilal Tariq , Rabia Mian , Naeem Ud din , Waqar Hassan , Miss Sehrish khan ,

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This study is conducted to find out the impact of production and import of fertilizer on agriculture sector of Pakistan. Pakistan is an agricultural economy and majority of people live in the rural areas and associated with the agricultural activities. Some major fertilizer production units are playing an important role in fulfilling the demand of fertilizer. Some major kinds of inorganic fertilizers (DAP, CAN, NP, UREA) are being used in the production of major crops on a large scale. Inorganic fertilizer increases the growth of crops. Secondary data is used for this study. In this study it is found that some major inorganic fertilizers are used to import from international market. Production of inorganic fertilizer has a positive impact on the agriculture sector and import of inorganic fertilizers has an insignificant impact on agriculture sector of Pakistan. Government of Pakistan discourages the import of fertilizer and encourages installing the new production units of fertilizers. A large quantity of inorganic fertilizer is produced in Pakistan. 


Inorganic Fertilizer, Production, Import, Agricultural.


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