Commodities

Food & Edible Oils

21 Jun 17
Govt hikes paddy MSP by Rs 80 a quintal
05:37 AM
The government has approved Rs 80 per quintal hike in paddy MSP, while support price of pulses has been raised by up to Rs 400 per quintal to encourage farmers increase area sown under Kharif crops this season.
15 Jun 17
Refined edible oil import surges in May
01:35 AM
Domestic edible oil.
Farmers shifting out of pulses, oilseeds due to low realisation
01:29 AM
Farmers are shifting from oilseeds and pulses to more remunerative crops like cotton and maize this kharif season.
10 Jun 17
Drop in global raw sugar price makes imports viable even at 40% duty
09:26 PM
Sugar prices in the domestic market remain subdued with the government allowing duty-free imports of up to 500,000 tonnes of raw sugar by refineries and mills.
07 Jun 17
Coffee exports up 11.51% in April
05:37 AM
India’s coffee exports grew by 11.5 per cent year-on-year to $92.42 million in April this financial year on account of strong demand in the global markets.
17 May 17
India's palm oil import spurts 2.25% in April
06:40 AM
Palm oil import rose 2.25 per cent to 7,52,632 tonnes in April on higher shipment of crude palm oil (CPO), industry body Solvent Extractors Association (SEA) said on Tuesday.
Centre directs states to lift stockholding limit on pulses
05:10 AM
Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said the Centre had directed state governments to lift stockholding limits on pulses because of adequate supply and drop in prices.
08 May 17
Commodity picks: 8 May, 2017
06:07 AM
Black pepper prices are currently trading at Rs 55,700 a quintal. Prices are declining on the back of weak domestic demand and imports from Vietnam. International prices are falling due to higher production in Vietnam.
05 May 17
Pulses import to fall by 20% in FY18 on better domestic output
01:55 AM
After a record high of 5.67 million tonnes in 2016-17, representing a 19.9 per cent increase over the previous year, import of pulses is expected to decline this year, by up to 20 per cent.
03 May 17
Maharashtra govt to call for a global tender to auction tur
03:21 AM
Maharashtra government has decided to call for a global tender, to auction tur (pigeon pea), in the backdrop of the bumper production of the commodity.
Wheat buy in 2017-18 crosses last year's total
01:34 AM
Wheat procurement by state and central agencies surpassed last year’s total purchases as on date and totaled around 24.66 million tonnes, as against 20.84 million tonnes during the same period last year.
07 Apr 17
Raise minimum support price for pulses, says CACP
05:47 AM
The central government might increase its minimum support price (MSP) for tur (red gram) and moong dal (green gram) by Rs 200 and Rs 475 a quintal, respectively, for the 2017-18 kharif season, if it agrees with the recommendations made by the Commission
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