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  • Gram, its dal slide on muted demand

    Barring a fall in gram and its dal prices on easing demand from retailers, other pulses held steady at the wholesale pulses market today. Traders said decline in demand from retailers against ample stocks position on increased supplies from growing regions, mainly put pressure on gram and its dal prices. In the national capital,

  • Maharashtra govt to ensure procurement of all farm produce: Minister

    The Maharashtra government today assuring complete support to cultivators, and said it would take steps for the procurement of all their farm produce. State co-operation minister Subhash Deshmukh said in the Legislative Assembly that 12.69 lakh tonne 'tur', 54,000 tonne 'moong' and 5.86 lakh tonne 'udid' (all varieties of pulses grown

  • Govt announces 7% export incentive for chana

    Pune: Government of India today announced 7% export incentives for Bengal Gram (chana) today under the Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS) for a period of three months till June 20, 2018. This follows increase in import duty on Kabuli Chana to 60% on Wednesday. Bengal gram (chana), a rabi crop is

  • India to provide incentives for chickpea exports

    India will offer incentives for chickpea exports for three months, the government said on Thursday, as prices have plunged in the past six months on expectations of a record production this year. Exporters will get a 7 percent incentive of the value of the shipment, the government said in its

  • Kabuli Chana import duty increases up to 60%

    To restrict imports and aid proper remuneration to local farmers who cultivate Kabuli Chana, the government raised import duty on it to 60 percent from 40 percent. All India Dal Mills Association president said, “Imports were killing the local farmers, who were not able to sell their produce due to

  • Increase in import duty on Kabuli chana to benefit local farmers

    INDORE: Increase in import duty of Kabuli chana will restrict imports and aid proper remuneration to local farmers , according to the All India Dal Mills Association To keep a lid on imported Kabuli chana in the country, the government raised import duty on it to 60 per cent from

  • Robust demand lifts chana futures by 0.60%

    Chana prices were higher by 0.60 per cent to Rs 3,716 per quintal in futures trade today as participants raised bets, driven by rising demand from dal mills at spot market. Besides, tight stocks position following drop in arrivals from producing regions, fuelled the uptrend. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange,

  • Mixed trend in pulses

    Majority of pulse seeds and pulses either ruled stable or traded lower with availability outstripping demand. Chana (kanta) declined to ₹3,550-75 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹3,450. Chana dal (average) was being quoted at ₹4,700-4,800 , chana dal (medium) at ₹4,800-₹5,000, while chana dal (bold) went for ₹5,100-₹5,200. Dollar chana ruled stable at ₹6,000

  • Buying support lifts pulses

    Improved demand and buying support at lower rate lifted prices of majority of pulse seeds barring moong and urad. Masur (bold) today rose to ₹3,525 a quintal (up ₹100 from last week), while masur (Madhya Pradesh) rose to ₹3,200. Masur dal (medium) was at ₹4,600-4,700, while masur dal (bold) fetched ₹4,900-5,000 . Chana (kanta) was

  • Select pulses remain weak on low demand

    New Delhi, Mar 20 The wholesale pulses market remained weak for the second straight day as select pulses led by gram drifted lower by upto Rs 100 per quintal owing to slackened demand from dal mills and retailers against adequate stocks position. Traders said besides low demand from dal mills