Other Commodities

02 Aug 17
Weavers reel under post-GST hike in yarn prices
04:00 AM
A post Goods and Services Tax (GST) hike in prices of fully drawn yarn (FDY) and partially oriented yarn (POY) by 5-7% has sent the synthetic textile weaving industry reeling under margin pressures.
15 Jun 17
Commodity traders wary of building inventory
04:41 AM
A sustained fall in prices of farm produce on expectations of a bumper kharif output is hurting farmers nationwide. Traders are not buying even at low prices due to tight liquidity and expectations of even lower prices after the GST is imposed.
12 May 17
Cotton prices to remain stable in Q1FY18; will buck usual trend: Ind-Ra
12:39 AM
India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has revised its outlook for the cotton to stable for 2017-18, from negative last year due to balanced supply and demand situation, which will lead to stable cotton prices.
20 Apr 17
Sugar futures fall after Cabinet extends cap on stocks by 6 months
06:00 AM
Indian sugar futures fell on Wednesday after the cabinet extended by six months a limit on the quantity of sugar that mills can hold, in a move to contain high local prices.
13 Apr 17
Detergent prices to rise as chemical duty kicks in
12:29 AM
Consumers are staring at a second hike in prices of detergents within a fortnight, with the government slapping an anti-dumping duty on a key input in manufacturing detergents.
06 Apr 17
Heavy rain helps Assam tea industry clear stock, but production to decline
12:55 AM
A tea garden worker plucks tea leaves inside Aideobarie Tea Estate in Jorhat in Assam, India.
05 Mar 17
A better way to track various commodities?
10:38 PM
Frank Yiannas has spent years looking in vain for a better way to track lettuce, steaks and snack cakes from farm and factory to the shelves of Walmart, where he is the vice-president for food safety.
03 Mar 17
Cotton exports might lose thread over Chinese offtake
02:01 AM
India’s cotton exports are likely to decline by 20 per cent this year, following the Chinese government’s decision to auction its own fibre stock. Indian exporters will thus not be able to reap the benefit of high international prices.
13 Feb 17
Government plans merger of commodity boards
03:05 AM
The Commerce Ministry is planning merger of the commodity boards and set up an umbrella organisation in order to improve production and exports of plantation crops like tea, coffee and spices.
09 Feb 17
Raw jute prices fall on 10% dilution plan
01:35 AM
Prices of raw jute are going downhill with the Union textiles ministry’s plan to go for dilution of the mandatory jute packaging order and dwindling crop supplies triggered by demonetisation.
05 Feb 17
Contract farming law may cover all agriculture commodities
04:25 AM
The proposed model law on contract farming, which Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced in his Budget speech on Wednesday, could encompass all the agricultural commodities and not restrict itself to only one or two commodities.
19 Dec 16
Flexible packaging makers react to polymer price rise
04:05 AM
Polymer prices are likely to rise by 10 per cent in the wake of a sharp increase in crude oil prices. This is already prompting users i.e. flexible packaging material manufacturers, to shift to value-added products.
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