Poor rains to bring down crop outputt

The output of key kharif crops like onion, cotton, sugarcane and oilseeds are likely to fall due to deficient rainfall in many parts of India, including Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka. Production of cotton, soybean and groundnut […]

Exports will reach new high, says commerce secretary

The Central government Monday expressed hope exports would touch an all-time high in 2018-19. Commerce secretary Anup Wadhawan underlined the commitment of the government to address concerns of labour- intensive leather and textiles sectors. “Our exports […]

Soya declines on bonus issue

With an uncertainty looming large over payment of bonus to soybean farmers by the State government on account of imposition of an electoral code of conduct in the poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, soybean prices in Indore mandis […]

Monsoon 2018

Indian monsoon has been in the mixed bag this year. Total rainfall was 9% below average – worse than the weather office forecast. Monsoon was deficient in every month of the season compared to normal rainfall. […]

Palm prices rises on lean output expectations

Palm oil output in Malaysia, the world’s second-largest producer, typically peaks in the third or fourth quarter of the year before tapering off during the year-end. Production levels rose 14.4 per cent in September at 1.85 […]