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COMMODITY EXCHANGES


Dubai gold exchange to commence trading today
DUBAI Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX), the world's newest commodities exchange and the first such marketplace in West Asia, will commence trading on November 22. The DGCX is a fully automated, screen-based, online commodities exchange, and ... More

ANIMALS & LIVESTOCK


AP firm set to introduce Dorper sheep in India — Australian animal launch through embryo transfer
USING embryo transfer technology, the popular sheep breed from Western Australia, the Dorper is soon to be introduced in India. An Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh-based entrepreneur, Mr G.S. Mansoor of Asad Farms, launched the project in October, ... More

HORTICULTURE/FRUITS & VEGETABLES


Himalya gets order to supply baby potatoes
MUMBAI: Himalya International Ltd has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that it has received an order for $2.5 million for its specialty baby potatoes from a North American retail chain. The specially-grown tiny potatoes with soft skin ... More

RUBBER


Mixed trend in spot rubber
THE week opened on a firm note though the trend was mixed in spot rubber. A partial recovery in international indices kept the sellers on a vigil as covering groups turned active on selected grades. Sheet rubber RSS 4 moved up to Rs 63.75 and ... More

TEA


Indian tea sector braves imports with quality offerings at home
INDICATIONS are that the biggest apprehension of the tea industry that the post-WTO era would see a surfeit of imported teas upsetting the returns has been, by and large, belied thanks to the industry learning to manage the impact of the ... More

Small growers seek floor price for tea
VARIOUS industry and political organisations in the Nilgiris have stepped up their campaign for a floor price for tea. Not a day passes without some one organising stirs in some parts of the Nilgiris demanding a floor price. While some ask for ... More

PRECIOUS METALS


Gold demand sluggish on high global prices, weak rupee: WGC
HIGH international prices and weakening rupee have resulted in sluggish demand for gold jewellery in India in recent months. Although year-to-date, overall demand for gold in the country was 39 per cent higher than in the corresponding period in ... More

METALS


Domestic copper demand growth cooling off — Wire bar price may rise to Rs 250/kg
COPPER prices are poised at a volatile situation on the back of a piquant situation involving a Chinese trader who sold short. Reports say that the Chinese trader sold short to the extent of 150,000-200,000 tonnes for December delivery. ... More

OILSEEDS & EDIBLE OIL


EU's edible nuts consumption up
IMPORTS of edible nuts by the European Union increased in 2004, signalling a rise in consumption of it in the member countries. Total imports of nuts increased to 1.7 million tonnes valued at euro 3.5 billion in 2004, an increase of 15 per ... More

COFFEE


Naxal threat worries coffee heartland of Chikmagalur
PLANTERS in Chikmagalur district, the country's coffee heartland, fear that the spread of Naxalism in the region may escalate into a major problem for them if the Government fails to check it. Naxalites have been operating clandestinely in the ... More

EVENTS


Fast forward, ahoy!
Traditional fishermen in catamarans venture into the blue shimmering waters of the Bay of Bengal in Visakhapatnam in the hope of landing a bountiful catch on Monday, the World Fisheries Day. ... More



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