25 09, 2017

U.S. Corn Ethanol Producers Aim To Out-Pump Competitors

September 25th, 2017|International|

Hellenic Shipping News|25 Sept,2017 U.S. ethanol makers, taking advantage of low corn prices, are ramping up production and expanding capacity to try to squeeze less-efficient competitors out of an overcrowded market.The ethanol industry, which for years bolstered corn prices and U.S. farming, faces saturated domestic demand and lost exports as trade wars bite into the [...]

25 09, 2017

Essar To Set Up 4 Small & Medium LNG Terminals

September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Economic Times|25 Sept,2017 Essar Ports BSE 0.15 % is looking to set up a cluster of small and medium sized terminals for handling liquefied natural gas on India’s west and east coasts to capitalise on the growing demand for the cleaner fuel. The company, part of the Essar Group, which has interests in ports and [...]

25 09, 2017

Andhra Pradesh To Promote Spices Cultivation To Augment Farmers Income

September 25th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Commodity online|25 Sept,2017 With the strong growth in the exports of Spices from India, Andhra Pradesh along with the Spices Board is looking forward to encourage the farmers to take up Spices cultivation to increase their income.The Spices Board had decided to set up a master Pepper nursery Visakhapatnam. The setting of master Pepper nursery [...]

24 09, 2017

Kharif Rice Output May Dip By 1.9mn Ton; Pulses Down 70000 Ton

September 24th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Economic Times|24 Sept,2017 India's rice output is likely to fall by 1.9 million tonnes (MT) to 94.48 MT in kharif season this year on account of poor rain as well as floods, official sources said. The production of pulses and coarse cereals is estimated to have fallen, dragging the overall food grains output in kharif [...]

24 09, 2017

Coal To Account For 68 Pct Of Total Power Mix By 2026: Report

September 24th, 2017|Non Agri Commodities|

Financial Express|24 Sept,2017 Coal will remain the foremost fuel preference for India’s power sector and is expected to account for around 68 per cent of the total power mix by 2026, BMI Research, a unit of Fitch Group said in a recent report. “Coal will remain the dominant fuel choice for India’s power sector, given [...]

24 09, 2017

Rains In Punjab, Haryana Raise Fear Of Adverse Impact On Kharif Crop Yield

September 24th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Financial Express|24 Sept,2017 Rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana since yesterday, raising fear that it may adversely impact the yield of major Kharif crops, including paddy, cotton and maize. Punjab Agricultural University Vice Chancellor B S Dhillon said, “Rain at this stage is not good for paddy, cotton and maize crops as it [...]

24 09, 2017

Government To Set Up 5 Scrap-Based Steel Plants, Invest Rs 500 Cr

September 24th, 2017|Economy|

Economic Times| 24 Sept, 2017 The government is planning to set up five scrap-based steel plants at an investment of Rs 500 crore within a year to ensure that a chunk of the country's targeted 300 million tonne steel output is met through scrap.India's target is to more than double the steel output by 2030, [...]

22 09, 2017

Coal India Dispatches 0.88 MT Coal To Power Sector

September 22nd, 2017|Non Agri Commodities|

Hellenic shipping news|22 Sept,2017 Coal India has supplied 0.88 million tonnes of dry fuel to the power sector out of its total coal dispatch of 1 MT on September 17, the Ministry of Coal said.Coal dispatch to power sector was about 0.88 MT and the rest 0.12 MT was dispatched to non-regulated sector and a [...]

22 09, 2017

US Wheat Up For 2nd Day On Short-Covering, Soybean Prices Ease

September 22nd, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Hellenic shipping news|22 Sept,2017 Chicago wheat futures rose for a second session on Thursday, with prices underpinned by short-covering and positioning ahead of winter crop planting in the United States and Europe. Soybeans ticked lower after climbing on Wednesday when the oilseed drew support from a report of strong export figures by the U.S. Department [...]

22 09, 2017

Sugarcane Crushing Season To Start Early; Bumper Production Eyed

September 22nd, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Financial Express| 22 Sept,2017 Uttar Pradesh, which is looking at a bumper sugar production of over 10 million tonne in 2017-18, is gearing up to start sugarcane crushing early this year, starting October. As many as 60-odd sugar mills have given their tentative consent to start crushing in October itself to tide over the twin [...]