10 10, 2017

GRAINS-Soybeans at 2-week high as dry weather slows planting in Brazil

2017-10-17T10:40:02+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Hellenic Shipping News | Oct 10,2017 Chicago soybeans were largely unchanged after climbing to a two-week high on Monday, underpinned by concerns about dry weather bringing planting delays in the world’s biggest exporter, Brazil.Corn rose for a third consecutive session as rains threatened the U.S. harvest, while wheat extended Friday’s gains… Source:http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/grains-soybeans-at-2-week-high-as-dry-weather-slows-planting-in-brazil/

10 10, 2017

Oil CEOs seek reforms, promise big investments

2017-10-17T10:37:42+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Economic Times |Oct 10,2017 NEW DELHI: Global oil companies promised investments running into lakhs of crores of rupees in India as they sought a number of energy sector reforms including unified gas pricing, inclusion of oil and gas in the goods and services tax regime and a gas tariff regulatory board… Source:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/energy/oil-gas/india-looks-at-strategic-partnership-with-oil-producers/articleshow/61007988.cms

10 10, 2017

Country set for good Rabi season due to late rains: Agriculture Secretary

2017-10-17T10:36:27+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Economic Times |Oct 10,2017 The country is headed for good rabi season despite below normal monsoon rains, thanks to a surge of rainfall in the last week of September that replenished soil moisture, agriculture secretary Shobhana K Pattanayak has said. The late rains will benefit planting of rabi crops such as wheat and chana, Pattanayak [...]

10 10, 2017

India is said to plan domestic sale of pulses to prevent rotting

2017-10-17T10:35:30+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Economic Times |Oct 10,2017 India is likely to sell about 1 million tons of pulses domestically to avoid its stockpiles rotting in warehouses.The government is attempting to sell the reserves in the open market and to some states and organizations such as railways and defense forces, according to two people familiar with the matter who [...]

9 10, 2017

Russia. Export wheat prices continued growing again last week

2017-10-17T10:40:42+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Commodity India|Oct 09,2017 Russian wheat prices continued growing in the export market last week. On average, prices for 12.5%-protein milling wheat closed it up another $3/MT at $193-196/MT FOB Novorossiysk port for October-November delivery. Russian wheat with 11.5% protein gained some $4-5/MT over the week and reached $185-187/MT FOB Novorossiysk port for October-November delivery, reports [...]

9 10, 2017

Small cardamom continues to dip

2017-10-17T10:39:29+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

The Hindu Businessline |Oct 09,2017 Small cardamom prices continued to witness an easier trend as supply outstripped the demand at auctions in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. It is the peak harvesting time and hence the arrivals have risen which may continue till November, PC Punnoose, General Manager, CPMC told BusinessLine.He said the exporters were active and [...]

9 10, 2017

Icrisat finds way to combat aflatoxins in groundnuts

2017-10-17T10:38:54+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

The Hindu Businessline |Oct 09,2017 Aflatoxins, a poison produced by the Aspergillus fungus that grows naturally on food crops, is a hidden burden that is estimated to affect over 500 crore people. Daily intake of small doses could reduce immunity and stunt growth of children. A new study by a team of international scientists, including [...]

9 10, 2017

Punjab Govt fails to provide an alternative way to dispose Paddy waste

2017-10-17T10:38:17+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Commodity Online |Oct 09,2017 At the Jalandhar grain market where Paddy lifting has started, farmers have gathered. But at the venue, paddy lifting is not an issue for them, but they all are engaged in conversation how to dispose straw burning.Unlike previous years, when Paddy lifting was equally a concern, farmers this time were seen [...]

9 10, 2017

Govt to step in if cotton price falls below MSP

2017-10-17T10:37:06+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Economic Times |Oct 09,2017 As India is looking at a bumper cotton crop, government agencies are all prepared to enter the market in case prices fall below minimum support levels. Traders, however, said they expect prices to remain above MSP till December, except in Telangana.The Cotton Association of India is due to release its crop [...]

9 10, 2017

Russia. Export wheat prices continued growing again last week

2017-10-17T10:33:26+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Agri Commodities|

Hellenic Shipping News | Oct 09,2017 Russian wheat prices continued growing in the export market last week. On average, prices for 12.5%-protein milling wheat closed it up another $3/MT at $193-196/MT FOB Novorossiysk port for October-November delivery. Russian wheat with 11.5% protein gained some $4-5/MT over the week and reached $185-187/MT FOB Novorossiysk port for [...]