Pakistan is blessed for agriculture having 79,610,000 hectares area, the 33rd largest in the world, and agricultural area of 47% of the land area including arable land, permanent crops, permanent meadows, and pastures. Pakistan is a major producer and supplier of wheat, rice, and cotton in the world market. Pakistan is also known for producing quality turmeric, as well.
The cultivation area and total production of turmeric has been increased gradually during 10 years. As of FY2015-16, the cultivation area and total production reached around 6,000 hectare and 73,000 ton. Kasur district in Punjab is the leading production site. It contributed 72% of share in the total production in 2013. City Changa Manga in Kasur district is a main hub of turmeric market in Punjab.