MULTAN  - Cotton produce decreased in nine districts out of 21 cotton producing districts of the country, the Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association said on Sunday.

According to a PCGA press release, the decrease from 4.62 to 37.30 per cent was noticed by November 1. A major decrease in cotton production was observed in Kasur district. Increase in cotton production from 4.67 to 125.59 per cent was also recorded in 12 districts. District Sangharr of Sindh remained at top by producing 1,288,383 cotton bales while Khanewal remained second with 549,016 bales and Bahawalnagar with 503,700 bales.

The PCGA report also noticed 18.83 per cent increase in the overall production of cotton in Sindh.