Barley prices up in Jaipur on demand from stockists.

Prices of barley extended gains in Jaipur due to increased demand from stockists and feed sector. Rise in demand from malt industries due to onset of summer season also lifted the prices of barley. Arrivals of the new crop were estimated at 18,000 bags (1bag=85kg) compared with 12,000 bags. Most-active April contract of barley on the NCDEX was up 0.5%.