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  • Reduced Import Duty on chana to support its prices

    The recent decision of the Central Government to hike Import Duty on chana has brought smiles on may faces. Farmers, traders and markets observers observed that the move would support price of the commodity in the domestic markets and give a much needed relief to the farmers. Paying heed to the

  • Pulses worth Rs 1,000 cr rot in warehouses

    Tuar, which was purchased by them for Rs 5,050 per quintal, is now available in the market for Rs 4,000 per quintal. And that is why, the buyers are not interested. Bhopal : Pulses worth Rs 1,000 crore are rotting in the godowns for want of buyers and the right

  • Import duty on chana raised to boost prices

    The government hiked the customs duty on palm oils by 14 percentage points. The duty on crude palm oil and crude palmolein was hiked to 44% from 30%. Mumbai : In move to support domestic chana prices, the government has increased import duty on the pulse to 60 per cent

  • Centre raises import duty on chana to 60%

    Bengaluru: Even as the growers have begun harvesting a record crop of chikpea or chana across key growing region, the government has increased the import duty on the pulse to 60 per cent from the earlier 40 per cent. The move is expected to help restrict cheaper imports from Australia and

  • Cabinet okays doubling of MSP scheme for oilseeds and pulses to Rs 19,000 cr

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved the regularisation and extension of government guarantee provided to lender bank for providing credit limit to National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) to Rs19,000 crore from the earlier Rs9,500 crore for undertaking procurement operation of pulses and oilseeds

  • India hikes chickpea duty again

    CNS Canada — The Indian government has raised its import tariff for chickpeas for a second time, this time from 40 per cent to 60 per cent. The government said Thursday in the Gazette of India its tariff is to be imposed immediately, due to circumstances which make it necessary to take immediate

  • Select pulses drift lower

    Pulses: In a holiday-shortened week, select pulses led by kabuli gram and gram drifted down by up to Rs 300 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market owing to slackened demand from retailers and dal mills against sufficient stocks position. Market remained closed on Friday on account of Holi. Marketmen said

  • Centre raises import duty on chana to 60%

    BENGALURU, MARCH 2 Even as the growers have begun harvesting a record crop of chikpea or chana across key growing region, the government has increased the import duty on the pulse to 60 per cent from the earlier 40 per cent. The move is expected to help restrict cheaper imports

  • Pulses end steady in thin trade

    New Delhi, Mar 1 Steady conditions prevailed at the wholesale pulses market today as prices by and large moved in a narrow range on alternate bouts of trading and pegged at last levels. Traders said adequate stocks position against sporadic demand mainly kept prices steady. Following are today's pulses' rates

  • Weak demand drags pulses

    INDORE, FEBRUARY 28 Adequate availability, scattered demand from the millers dragged prices of majority of pulse seeds and pulses with tur (Maharashtra) at ₹4,325 a quintal, (down ₹175 from last week), while tur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹3,900. Tur dal sawa no. was at ₹5,500-5,600, tur dal (full) at ₹6,000-₹6,100, while tur marka ruled at ₹6,500-₹6,700