ISLAMABAD (APP) - Cotton price across the country witnessed a massive decline on reports of keeping regulatory duty imposed for one more month. The cotton rates in Punjab slashed by Rs 300 to Rs 6500 per maund while in Sindh the price stood at Rs 6100 per maund. Member Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association Ahsanul Haq while talking to a private TV channel said that the price of cotton has seen a decline of Rs 800 over the past one week while the supply of Phutti into the ginning factories has witnessed a 25 percent rise. He said that NA Standing Committee on Textile has moved a proposal to extend imposition of 15 percent regulatory duty on yarn import till August 26. This has triggered massive decrease in the price of cotton in local market, he added.