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  • Export 2.5 MT of pulses to support local prices: Traders to centre

    PUNE : India may have removed restrictions on export of pulses but this has not led to a surge in shipments because a decade-long ban on exports led to a loss of overseas markets, millers and traders said, demanding that the government export 2.5 million tonnes of pulses to support

  • Weak demand pounds pulses

    Weak demand in pulses and decline in buying support at higher rate dragged chana by ₹100 with chana (kanta) declining to ₹3,650 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹3,600. Chana dal ruled firm despite slack demand with chana dal (average) being quoted at ₹4,800-4,900, chana dal (medium) at ₹5,000-₹5,100, while chana dal (bold) ruled

  • Robust demand lifts chana futures by 0.55%

    New Delhi, Apr 6 Chana prices moved up by 0.55 per cent to Rs 3,825 per quintal in futures market today as participants built up fresh positions, driven by pick-up in demand from dal mills at the spot market. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in

  • Pulses remain steady in thin trade

    New Delhi, Apr 7 There was not much activity at the wholesale pulses market today with prices moving in a narrow range in scattered deals and settling at previous levels. Traders said ample stocks position against sporadic demand mainly kept pulses prices unaltered. Following are today's pulses' rates (in Rs

  • Government to procure pulses, oil seeds through Markfed

    BHUBANESWAR:  In a bid to prevent distress sale, the State Government on Thursday decided to procure pulses and oil seeds of 2017-18 kharif season from the farmers through Odisha State Cooperative Marketing Fedeartion (Markfed).Markfed will procure green gram (moong), black gram (biri), arhar, groundnut and sunflower seeds from farmers at

  • Peas rise on stockists’ buying

    New Delhi, Apr 4 (PTI) Peas prices firmed up by Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market in the national capital today on emergence of stockists buying following uptick in demand from retailers. Traders said fresh stockists buying after pick up in demand from retailers against restricted arrivals

  • Trade Deficit with India Decreased in 2017; Concerned over Trade Barriers: US

    Washington: The trade deficit between India and the US dropped by almost 6% in 2017 compared to the previous year, the US Trade Representative (USTR) has said, even as it continued to harp on issues such as market access and high tariffs on several American products being imported into India. “The

  • Uptick in demand lifts chana futures 0.26 pc

    Chana prices were trading up by 0.26 per cent to Rs 3,798 per quintal in futures trade today as participants raised bets, driven by pick-up in demand from dal mills in the spot market. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in May rose by Rs 10, or 0.26

  • Chana futures gain 0.42% as demand picks up

    Chana prices traded higher by 0.42 per cent to Rs 3,809 per quintal in futures trading today as participants raised bets, driven by pick-up in demand from dal mills at the spot market. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in May gained Rs 16, or 0.42

  • Rumours fly on Indian pulse ban

    This week’s rumours of India placing an all-out ban on pulse crop imports are likely just that, rumours. A pair of good crops in a row have left the country with ample supplies of most pulses, and with half of the population involved in agriculture and a federal election coming,