FOOD & AGRICULTURE

S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
(feedback@pgeconomist.com)
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Dec 17 - 23, 2012

AGRICULTURE IN PAKISTAN

FISCAL YEAR CROPPED AREA
(MILLION HECTARES)
IMPROVED SEED
DISTRIBUTION

(000 TONNES)
WATER AVAILABILITY
(MAF)
FERTILIZER OFF-TAKE
(000 N/T)
CREDIT
DISBURSED
(RS MILLION)
2005-06 23.13 226.07 137.98 3804.00 137,474
2006-07 23.55 218.60 137.80 3672.00 168,830
2007-08 23.87 264.67 137.80 3582.00 211,561
2008-09 24.01 314.63 131.51 3710.00 233,010
2009-10 23.76 312.63 133.70 4360.00 248,120
2010-11 22.75 331.02 137.16 3933.00 263,022
2011-12 P 22.75 331.02 135.86 2913.00 197,361

INFLATION (%) (Base 2007-08)

MONTHS

CPI

SPI*

WPI

GENERAL

FOOD

NON-FOOD

YoY

MoM

YoY

MoM

YoY

MoM

YoY

MoM

YoY

MoM

Oct 11

11.0

1.4 1

1.7

1.6

10.4

1.3

6.5

0.8

15.4

0.4

Nov 11

10.2

0.3

10.0

0.1

10.3

0.4

3.8

0.7

12.0

-0.5

Dec 11

9.7

-0.7

9.5

-2.2

9.9

0.4

3.0

-2.0

8.3

-1.3

Jan 12

10.1

1.5

9.2

1.5

10.7

1.6

3.9

1.0

8.7

2.3

Feb 12

11.0

0.3

10.5

-0.7

11.5

1.0

5.2

-0.1

7.2

0.6

Mar 12

10.8

1.2

9.8

1.5

11.5

0.9

6.1

1.5

4.5

0.7

Apr 12

11.3

1.8

10.7

2.2

11.6

1.6

7.5

1.7

3.8

1.8

May 12

12.3

1.1

11.3

0.2

13.1

1.9

8.1

-0.1

7.1

2.1

Jun 12

11.3

0.0

10.3

-0.2

12.0

0.2

9.7

1.4

6.4

0.0

Jul 12

9.6

-0.2

9.1

1.8

10.0

-1.7

7.7

0.5

7.2

0.4

Aug 12

9.1

0.9

8.5

0.9

9.4

0.9

8.2

1.3

7.7

1.0

Sep 12

8.8

0.8

7.6

0.7

9.7

0.9

8.0

1.2

7.8

0.3

Oct 12

7.7

0.4

5.8

-0.1

9.1

0.7

6.7

-0.4

7.5

0.1

Nov 12

6.9

-0.4

5.3

-0.3

8.1

-0.4

6.0

0.01

7.7

-0.4

**SPI for quintile 1

TUBE WELLS, PRODUCTION & FOREST

FISCAL YEAR

NUMBER OF TUBE WELLS PUBLIC & PRIVATE

PRODUCTION OF TRACTORS (NOS)

PRODUCTION OF MEAT
(000 TONNES)

MILK
(000 TONNES)

FISH PRODUCTION
(000 TONNES)

TOTAL FOREST PRODUCTION
(000 CU.MTR.)

2005-06

999,569

49,439

2,515

31,970

604.9

265

2006-07

1,025,836

54,610

2,618

32,986

640.0

373

2007-08

1,016,125

53,607

2,728

34,064

885.0

363

2008-09

1,069,991

60,107

2,843

35,160

914.1

347

2009-10

1,070,375

71,730

2,965

36,299

925.9

356

2010-11

1,075,073

70,855

3,094

37,475

937.1

352

2011-12 P

1,075,073

26,858

3,232

38,690

951.3

354


PRODUCTION AND EXPORT OF FRUIT

FISCAL
YEAR

PRODUCTION OF IMPORTANT FRUIT (000 TONNES)

EXPORTS

CITRUS

MANGO

APPLE

BANANA

APRICOT

ALMONDS

GRAPES

GUAVA

(000 tons)

Value Million Rs

2005-06

2,458

1,754

351

164

197

23

49

552

455

7,508

2006-07

1,472

1,719

348

151

177

23

47

555

343

6,894

2007-08

2,294

1,754

442

158

240

27

75

539

411

9,085

2008-09

2,132

1,728

441

157

238

26

76

512

469

12,519

2009-10

2,150

1,846

366

155

194

22

65

509

687

20,094

2010-11

1,982

1,888

526

139

190

21

64

547

669

25,017

2011-12 P

1,832

1,699

827

99

187

21

64

527

493

24,520


LIVESTOCK POPULATION (Million Nos.)

SPECIES 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
Cattle 34.3 35.6 36.9
Buffalo 30.8 31.7 32.7
Sheep 27.8 28.1 28.4
Goat 59.9 61.5 63.1
Camels 1.0 1.0 1.0
Horses 0.4 0.4 0.4
Asses 4.6 4.7 4.8
Mules 0.2 0.2 0.2

AGRICULTURE GROWTH (%)

FISCAL YEAR %
2009‐10 0.6
2010-11 2.4
2011-12 3.1

AGRICULTURAL CREDIT

FISCAL YEAR RS. BILLION %CHANGE
2006-07 168.8 22.8
2007-08 211.6 25.3
2008-09 233.0 10.1
2009-10 248.1 6.5
2010-11 263.0 6.0
2010-11 P 168.7 -
2011-12 P 197.4 17.0

REAL GDP (RS. Million)

COMMODITY PRODUCING SECTOR 2010-11
I. Agriculture 1,216,523
Crops 509,393
Major Crops 376,822
Minor Crops 132,571
Livestock 670,743
Fishing 22,041
Forestry 14,346
Note: at constant price of 1999-00