Grains Maize: Prices of maize continued to remain range-bound in the past week; domestic arrivals in past week increased slightly week-over-week; however supply shortage and high demand from South Indian bulk buyers is keeping the prices up. Rice: Basmati rice prices […]
Grains Wheat: As at the end of February, Govt had sold a record 7.7 mln tn wheat under the open market scheme. Bulk purchases of wheat picked up this year, partly because consumers started sourcing the food […]
China’s November barley imports dropped further. Imports of barley, used both in brewing and livestock feed, fell to 110,000 tonnes, down 83.5 percent from a year earlier. Australia exported 6.48 million tonnes to China in 2017, […]
Prices of wheat in spot markets remained steady today due to better demand amid higher arrivals, traders said. In the key market of Kota, Rajasthan, the food grain was quoted largely steady at 1,980-2,000 rupees per 100 kg, they […]
The government has also revised upwards its production targets for pulses in 2018-19 to 25 mln tn from 24 mln tn seen earlier.
The Ag Ministry of Russia proposes setting the 2018/19 quota for reduced-tariff grain shipments from remote regions at 1.024 MMT. It is planned to distribute this quota among the following five regions: Omsk (350 KMT), Novosibirsk (294 KMT), Orenburg (150 KMT), Kurgan (130 KMT), and Krasnoyarsk (100 KMT).
Russia’s grain export may total 52-53 mln tonnes in 2017-2018 agriculture year, with wheat export planned at 36-37 mln tonnes. Russia’s grain harvest might amount to 110-115 mln tonnes during this agriculture year versus 106-110 mln tonnes announced earlier.