AGRI-BIZ & COMMODITIES
CLIMATE & WEATHER
Rain deficit down to 2%
But at the cost spread
MMTC, PEC pass over urad, moong import tenders
Pvt trade contracts meagre quantity
Spot rubber improves on low arrivals
A sharp decline in arrivals pushed up the domestic spot rubber prices on Thursday. The interruption in supply due to production concerns following the resumption of rains and the absence of stocks with the dealers and growers were the reasons ...
Sugar refinery in Kakinada SEZ planned
A sugar refinery is proposed to be set up in the port-based special economic zone (SEZ) coming up here at a cost of over Rs 300 crore. The refinery is planned as a joint venture between EID Parry (India) Ltd of the Murugappa group and Cargill ...
Mixed trend at Kochi tea auction
A mixed trend was witnessed at the Kochi tea auction, which had 8,55,000 kg of dust tea on offer. Good general demand was witnessed and prices of popular CTC varieties were steady. Other good, medium and below medium CTCs remained barely ...
Nilgiris small tea growers' plea
The Nilgiris Small Tea Growers' Association has appealed to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Mr M. Karunanidhi, to issue necessary instructions to the forest officials to stop harassing the growers when they fell and move silver ...
OILSEEDS & EDIBLE OIL
Soyabean coverage up at 77.16 lh
Soyabean sowing has been completed in 95 per cent of the targeted area, with coverage in Madhya Pradesh being 98 per cent of the targeted 45.01 lakh hectares (lh). Till July 31, 77.16 lh have been brought under soyabean against 76.72 lh the ...
Suguna Poultry to implement ERP solution
Suguna Poultry Farms Ltd has emerged as the first poultry company in the country to implement an ERP solution for management of its key business processes. The company went live on Oracle Applications on Thursday. Its Managing Director, Mr B. ...
SPICES & CONDIMENTS
Cardamom prices zoom on low arrivals
Short supply, poor carry forward stocks
Upward trend persists in pepper futures
On buying support, overall firmer tendency in intl market
Up in unit value
DIPPING EXPORTS: Fenugreek kept for sale at a shop in Thrissur, Kerala. Fenugreek - valued for its medicinal properties and a major ingredient in curry powder and pastes - plays a major role in promoting Indian cuisine internationally. ...
EXPORTS & IMPORTS
Tea exports rise 63% in June; output up 5.1 mkg
New markets of W. Asia, Pakistan help shipments rise
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