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Tuesday, July 19, 2005
Agri Prices (July 18)
Sugar 301855 (1855)
Groundnut oil ready487 (487)
Coconut oil ready5100 (5260)
Pepper garbled ready6050 (6050)

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Sloppy monsoon may affect agro-chem industry
For the first quarter, there has been 12-15 per cent drop in agro-chem sales. More


Oilfed, agriculture departments told to study Israeli models
THE State Government has asked the departments of agriculture, animal husbandry, municipal administration and Oilfed to study the Israeli models in the respective fields and look into the possibilities of adopting them. Addressing a press ... More


Campco plea to repeal 4 pc tax on wet cocoa beans
THE Director of Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Co-operative (Campco) Ltd, Mr Nagaraja Shetty, has urged the State Government to withdraw the 4 per cent tax on wet cocoa beans. Addressing newspersons here on Monday, Mr ... More


Limited supply may see rubber prices rise further
NATURAL rubber prices may continue to rise in the coming days on shortage of the commodity in the market even as the benchmark RSS-4 grade touched the highest rate yet this year. Rubber industry sources said availability of rubber in the market ... More

Rubber prices remain flat
DOMESTIC spot rubber prices were almost flat on Monday. The market remained firm in the absence of quantum sellers as exporters were reported to be active in the market. Covering groups and purchase agents kept a low profile to maintain the ... More


Spot sugar prices up 5 pc on demand
SUGAR spot prices have jumped up by about Rs 100 a quintal or 5 per cent this month on fresh buying by bulk consumers and retailers against reduced trade inventories. At the Vashi wholesale market, spot prices of small grade (S-30) have ... More


Tea prices rule low at Coonoor auctions
PRICES continued to rule low at the auctions of the Coonoor Tea Trade Association during the weekend, when a volume of 18.82 lakh kg was offered for sale. While some dust grades continued to hit the lowest price of Rs 20 a kg, for the first ... More


Metals to rise on low supply, robust demand
With global stocks lower than historical averages, potential exists for prolonged period of better prices for the next five years and beyond. More


Pepper rules steady
PEPPER prices ruled steady with marginal improvement in spot and futures trading here on Monday. Spot prices of MG 1 and ungarbled on Monday were Rs 6,050 and Rs 5,650 a quintal respectively as against Rs 6,000 and Rs 5,600 on Monday last. ... More

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