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  • Pulses prices remain quiet in thin trade

    New Delhi, Feb 17 There was not much activity at the wholesale pulses market today as prices continued to trade in a tight range in the absence of buying support and settled around previous levels. Traders said adequate stocks position against sporadic demand mainly kept prices unaltered. Following are today's

  • Rising demand lifts chana futures

    New Delhi, Feb 16 Chana prices rose 0.60 per cent to Rs 3,807 per quintal in futures trade today as participants created fresh positions, driven by rising demand from dal mills in the spot market. Besides, tight stock positions following drop in arrivals from producing regions fuelled the uptrend. At

  • Pulses import set to increase on bad crop

    LAHORE: Changing climate has started affecting domestic gram production, leading to a back-to-back less-than-demand production and a slump in the output of other pulses, opening an expanding window of imports from Australia, industry officials said. “Specifically, the gram (desi chana) crop has been badly affected for the last couple of

  • India hikes chickpea duty again

    WINNIPEG (CNS) — The Indian government has raised the import tariff for chickpeas from 30 to 40 percent. The government said the tariff, which was published in the Gazette of India Feb. 6, is to be imposed immediately with existing circumstances making it necessary. Chickpea prices have continued to fall

  • Import Duty Raised On Chickpeas, ‘Efforts To Keep Domestic Price Above MSP’

    Expected higher yields from the current crop of 2017-18 along with rising pressure from the opposition and farmers’ drove the government to rise the import duty on Chickpeas once again from 30 to 40 per cent. It may be the fastest route to appease farmers in Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan

  • Hoarding drives pea prices up

    Prices of pigeon peas have risen thanks to hoarders, according to merchants. Indian buyers have also been purchasing peas at the Pakokku wholesale market in Magway Region. Prices per bushel of the old harvest of pigeon peas rose from Ks11,500 to Ks12,500 and the new harvest from Ks9,000 to Ks10,500.

  • Pulse focus to switch to Indian crop

    THE LONGEVITY of a rally in chickpea prices, primarily driven by a surge in demand from Pakistan, now hinges on the prospects of the Indian crop. Chickpea prices have pushed up $100 a tonne in the past month to sit at around $650/t delivered upcountry along most of the east

  • Rising demand lifts chana futures by 0.65%

    Chana prices rose 0.65 per cent to Rs 3,853 per quintal in futures trade today as participants created fresh positions, driven by increasing demand from dal mills in the spot market.Besides, tight stocks position following drop in arrivals from producing regions, fuelled the uptrend.At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for

  • Select pulses rise on stockists buying

    New Delhi, Feb 1 Select pulses led by gram rose by up to Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on emergence of stockists buying following upsurge in demand from retailers. Traders said fresh buying by stockists, driven by pick up in demand from retailers against restricted

  • Chana futures climb 1.09% on rising demand

    New Delhi, Feb 1 Chana prices rose 1.09 per cent to Rs 3,888 per quintal in futures trade today as participants created more positions, supported by soaring demand from dal mills in the spot market amid restricted supplies. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in March