13 11, 2017

Bajwa joins clamour for hike in sugarcane prices

2017-11-18T14:52:22+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Times Of India | November 13, 2017 Congress's Rajya Sabha MP Partap Singh Bajwa, who had expressed dissatisfaction with his own party's state government last week, raised eyebrows yet again on Sunday by making an appeal to chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to increase the state-assured price for sugarcane… Source:https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/bajwa-joins-clamour-for-hike-in-sugarcane-prices/articleshow/61620534.cms

13 11, 2017

Sugar vs solar, round 2: 60MW Qld project stalls after opposition from cane farmers

2017-11-18T14:45:30+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Renew Economy | November 13, 2017 Queensland’s sugar industry has again clashed with the state’s burgeoning solar industry, this time in opposition to the development of the 60MW Mirani solar farm, a $110 million project being proposed by local renewables outfit ESCO Pacific… Source:http://reneweconomy.com.au/sugar-vs-solar-round-2-60mw-qld-project-stalls-after-opposition-from-cane-farmers-75581/

13 11, 2017

Centre urged to direct CCI to purchase poor quality cotton

2017-11-18T14:24:46+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

The Hindu | November 13, 2017 The Bharatiya Janata Party State unit has requested the Central Government to take steps to purchase poor quality seed cotton from farmers through the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI).The BJP expressed concern over the heavy losses suffered by farmers due to prolonged dry spell and subsequent untimely rains in [...]

12 11, 2017

Finished steel exports surge 45% in October; imports rise 11.5%

2017-11-18T14:40:19+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Non Agri Commodities|

Economic Times | November 12, 2017 Export of total finished steel saw an annual jump of 45 per cent to 0.778 million tonnes during October 2017, according to official data.The overall exports of finished steel stood at 0.537 million tonnes in the same month last year, according to Joint Plant Committee's latest report… Source:https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/steel/finished-steel-exports-surge-45-in-october-imports-rise-11-5/articleshow/61615585.cms

12 11, 2017

HPCL kicks off campaign to encourage judicious use of petro products

2017-11-18T14:38:26+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Non Agri Commodities|

Economic Times | November 12, 2017 To encourage judicious utilisation of petroleum products, the Hindustan Petroleum CorporationBSE -3.25 % Limited (HPCLBSE -3.25 %) today kick-started a campaign by organising a cycle rally here.Minister of State for Finance Ajay Kumar Nanda flagged off the rally as part of the nationwide awareness programme 'Saksham Cyclothon-2017'… Source:https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/energy/oil-gas/hpcl-kicks-off-campaign-to-encourage-judicious-use-of-petro-products/articleshow/61618880.cms

12 11, 2017

Agri-focused Swiss fund Pioneering Ventures to invest Rs 5000 crore

2017-11-18T14:36:34+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Economic Times | November 12, 2017 Swiss-based Indian agriculture sector-focused accelerator fund Pioneering Ventures plans to deploy Rs 5,000 crore in the agriculture and food supply chain space in the country over the next five years and reach out to 1 million farmers."So far we've deployed close to Rs 1,000 crore in India in many [...]

12 11, 2017

Govt to use pulses from buffer stock for welfare schemes

2017-11-18T14:28:11+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

The Hindu Businessline | November 12, 2017 Saddled with a buffer-stock of 20 lakh tonnes of pulses, the government has decided to use a part of it to meet nutritional requirements under various welfare programmes such as the mid-day meal scheme in schools.The decision to this effect was taken at the Cabinet Committee on Economic [...]

11 11, 2017

Resurgere Mines & Minerals India reports standalone net loss of Rs 15.36 crore in the September 2017 quarter

2017-11-18T15:02:52+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Economy|

Business-standard| November 11, 2017 Net Loss of Resurgere Mines & Minerals India reported to Rs 15.36 crore in the quarter ended September 2017 as against net loss of Rs 14.63 crore during the previous quarter ended September 2016. There were no Sales reported in the quarter ended September 2017 and during the previous quarter ended September 2016… Source:http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-cm/resurgere-mines-minerals-india-reports-standalone-net-loss-of-rs-15-36-crore-in-the-september-2017-quarter-117111100585_1.html

11 11, 2017

1st Indian wheat consignment via Chabahar reaches Afghanistan

2017-11-18T14:23:11+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Economic Times | November 11, 2017 In a significant sign of trilateral cooperation, the first consignment of wheat from India to Afghanistan, that was flagged off by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani on October 29, reached the Afghan city of Zaranj near the Iran-Afghanistan border on Saturday via the [...]

10 11, 2017

Import duty on yellow peas will raise demand for chana

2017-11-18T12:22:46+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Economic Times | November 10, 2017 Traders and the industry have welcomed the central government decision to impose 50 per cent import duty on yellow peas as this import restriction would make people opt for costlier dal varieties like chana and tur dal once the existing yellow pea stock is exhausted.People tend to opt for [...]