23 Mar 17
|MCX eyes agri commodities segment with a slew of new products|
The Multi Commodities Exchange (MCX) has set its sights on strengthening its position in the agri commodities segment and consolidating its presence in the non-agri segment.
16 Mar 17
|Why Paswan is unhappy with sugar producer's association|
Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said the estimates of sugar production provided by the Indian Sugar Mills Association (Isma) were low and “misleading&" and no import was required now because the country had enough sugar.
07 Mar 17
|Will guar gum bounce back and regain past glory?|
There are initial signs of guar gum regaining some of the ground it lost in recent years.
20 Feb 17
|Commodity picks: 20 February, 2017|
Mustard seed is trading at Rs 4,048 per quintal in the spot markets.
16 Feb 17
|Palm oil imports fall 11% in January|
Palm oil imports fell for the third consecutive month by 11.56 per cent to 608,762 tonnes in January, on account of good domestic oilseeds production and better availability of edible oils, industry body Solvent Extractors Association (SEA) said on
15 Feb 17
|JERA picks up 10% in ReNew Power for $200 mn|
Japan’s JERA has picked up a 10 per cent stake in ReNew Power Ventures. The deal size is estimated to be $200 million, through subscription of newly issued shares.
14 Feb 17
|Sugar price hangs on output in India|
Sugar traders are bracing for a wild ride.
|After Trump sanctions, currency crisis in Iran hits India's basmati exports|
Uncertainty over the use of currency for bilateral trade has put India's basmati rice exports to Iran in doldrums following hesitation over use of the dollar after fresh sanctions levied by the United States on the Islamic country.
08 Feb 17
|Drought in Kenya to boost Indian tea prices|
Indian CTC tea exports can look forward to a healthy start in the beginning of the year as the Mombasa auction prices in Kenya, backed by a drought-like situation in the country, have started to pull up international prices of this tea variant.
11 Jan 17
|Vegetable prices crash in mandis on bumper crop|
Data compiled by the government-owned National Horticulture Board (NHB) showed 76.19 per cent decline in the price of cabbage, which is trading currently at Rs 2.50 a kg in the Ahmedabad wholesale mandi.
06 Jan 17
|Onion export doubles in April-Sept|
Onion exports doubled in the first half of this financial year (April-September), due to the government decision to extend to this the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) incentive, beside ending the earlier minimum export price (MEP).
29 Dec 16
|Robusta coffee exports face global price pressure despite rising demand|
Despite an estimated rise in consumption, global prices of Robusta variety of coffee, of which India is a major grower, are expected to fall a bit in the coming quarter.