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13 December 2018

13 / 12 / 2018

13 December 2018

Thai 100% Grade B, 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed up by US $3 PMT following a strengthening of the Baht against...

12 December 2018

12 / 12 / 2018

12 December 2018

Pakistani WR prices are assessed down as exporters continue to lower their offers to attract fresh demand, with 5% and...

India stocks update

12 / 12 / 2018

India stocks update

Rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 41.4 million MTS as of 1 December, representing 26.2% month-on-month and 7.53% year-on-year increases. Of this volume, 14.8...

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12 / 12 / 2018

#India: #Paddy farmers in Dakshina Kannada concerned about loss of crops to pests following recent rainfall https://t.co/u4xS9Qci6X

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11 / 12 / 2018

#India: #Paddy fields could be used to remove pesticides from drainage water from farms https://t.co/4fT3aGlSsz

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11 / 12 / 2018

#India: More than 90% of #paddy crops in Gelephu damaged by elephants https://t.co/PCoIbJMMzX

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11 / 12 / 2018

#India: Average #paddy field yield in Bokaro district declined due to low rainfall levels during monsoon season https://t.co/mko4bVW90u

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07 / 12 / 2018

#India: 2018/19 Basmati #rice exports forecast to total 4 million MTS, down by 2.44% year-on-year due to decline in… https://t.co/zFjiFirP6x

7 December 2018

07 / 12 / 2018

7 December 2018

U.S. #2 Paddy, 55/70 Yield is assessed up to US $278 PMT FOB bulk NOLA (+$3 PMT) as lower offers were no longer...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

07 / 12 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Seven vessels were being loaded with a total of 214,000 MTS of rice in Kakinada Port on 6 December. Phoenix was loading one vessel with 31,500 MTS of Parboiled 5% for Liberia and a second vessel with...

India water supply update

07 / 12 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 94.99 billion cubic metres as of 6 December, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. This...

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07 / 12 / 2018

#India: Kharif crop #paddy procurement began in Jharsuguda on Wednesday (5 December); procurement price set at INR… https://t.co/MrLwsOU7DT

India

07 / 12 / 2018

India

Subdued offshore demand and a weakening of the Rupee against the U.S. Dollar put pressure on Indian non-Basmati prices;...

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06 / 12 / 2018

#India: Food Corporation of India to buy #paddy from farmers in Tripura State from 15 December https://t.co/YdbOssMwkx

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06 / 12 / 2018

#India: West Bengal Chief Minister announces two new #paddy storage schemes https://t.co/B3XFTADm3H

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06 / 12 / 2018

#India: Andhra Pradesh District Collector advises farmers to plant Rabi #paddy crop early due to the planned closur… https://t.co/D8C8jIshVi

6 December 2018

06 / 12 / 2018

6 December 2018

Pakistani 25% WR and PB 5% STX are assessed down to US $320 PMT FOB (-$5 PMT) and US $392 PMT FOB respectively due to...

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05 / 12 / 2018

#India: Tamil Nadu #rice farmers lend harvesting machinery to Telengana farmers https://t.co/C06QSSVxFM

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05 / 12 / 2018

#India: Fallen electrical wire causes fire damaging 12 acres (4.86ha) of #paddy fields in Kendrapara district https://t.co/502giq3JuA

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05 / 12 / 2018

#India: Punjab and Haryana #paddy procurement estimated at 24.1 million MTS as of 3 December https://t.co/3NaMyENjpz

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05 / 12 / 2018

#India: Farmers in Ranchi district will be able to sell #paddy directly to government through online procurement sy… https://t.co/1F4rE6LHNb

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04 / 12 / 2018

#India: Uttar Pradesh government eases #paddy e-procurement norms for smaller #rice farmers to boost procurement https://t.co/mBUL3qZynT

4 December 2018

04 / 12 / 2018

4 December 2018

Pakistani 5% WR is assessed down to US $358 PMT FOB (-$3 PMT) based on reported trades to East Africa and PB 5% STX is...

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04 / 12 / 2018

#India: 2018/19 #paddy production in Krishna district reaches record level of 1.53 million MTS https://t.co/qJ2QxXQCAA

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04 / 12 / 2018

#India: Local wholesale #rice prices expected to increase by up to 10% - 15% in December https://t.co/N3hxGTmrrS

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03 / 12 / 2018

#India: Cyclone Gaja could impact up to 30% of #paddy crops in Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam https://t.co/k8a42oYbIp

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03 / 12 / 2018

#India: #Paddy procurement in Kalahandi began on 30 November after one month delay https://t.co/XDLZjPZB2R

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03 / 12 / 2018

#India: #Rice farmers in Jammu and Kashmir protest against state government’s Toll Tax https://t.co/1bwtasNWNO

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03 / 12 / 2018

#India: Punjab #paddy procurement estimated at 17 million MTS as of 28 November https://t.co/jhPht3Hi2B

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30 / 11 / 2018

#India: #Paddy procurement declines in Madhya Pradesh as #rice farmers anticipate farm loan waiver promised by Cong… https://t.co/GXfbwW64iP

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30 / 11 / 2018

#India: Incidents of #paddy straw burning down by 17% year-on-year in Haryana https://t.co/PtbactVruM

30 November 2018

30 / 11 / 2018

30 November 2018

Despite the announcement of a 5% subsidy on non-Basmati exports earlier this week, the Indian market is being supported...

India water supply update

30 / 11 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 98.4 billion cubic metres as of 29 November, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. This...

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30 / 11 / 2018

#India: Punjab State Power Corporation to set up #paddy straw based power plant in Bathinda https://t.co/PE2e4azVz4

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30 / 11 / 2018

India

Indian exporters will receive a 5% subsidy for non-Basmati rice exports under the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme...

29 November 2018

29 / 11 / 2018

29 November 2018

U.S. Southern Pet Food Quality broken rice is assessed down to US $328 PMT (US $14.90 per cwt) ex-works (-$3 PMT) as...

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28 / 11 / 2018

#India: West Bengal government opens 325 centralised #paddy procurement centres https://t.co/kv6pk1M82M

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27 / 11 / 2018

#India: Punjab #paddy procurement estimated at 16.8 million MTS as of 24 November https://t.co/PHFnQHdtrQ

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27 / 11 / 2018

#India: Odisha government to penalise procurement centres for failing to pay MSP to #rice farmers https://t.co/FEfg0fylFR

27 November 2018

27 / 11 / 2018

27 November 2018

Despite the recent strengthening of the Rupee against the U.S. Dollar, there is a soft undertone to the Indian market...

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26 / 11 / 2018

#India: #Paddy will be procured at mills rather than at godowns in Karnataka https://t.co/F0bpzdbatu

26 November 2018

26 / 11 / 2018

26 November 2018

Thai 25% and 100% broken WR are assessed up to US $366 PMT FOB and US $349 PMT FOB (+$12 PMT) respectively as exporters...

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26 / 11 / 2018

#India: Entrepreneurs in Punjab and Haryana collecting #paddy straw for biomass plant fuel https://t.co/Uh9aENeYIS

Indian exporters to receive 5% subsidy on non-Basmati rice exports

26 / 11 / 2018

Indian exporters to receive 5% subsidy on non-Basmati rice exports

Indian exporters will receive a 5% subsidy for non-Basmati rice exports under the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS), according to reports. The MEIS will begin today (26 November) and will...

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23 / 11 / 2018

#India: Punjab Agricultural University to recycle #paddy straw to produce biogas https://t.co/mgfgVoKTMg

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23 / 11 / 2018

#India: #Rice farmers in Surat district have been advised against #paddy cultivation due to water shortages https://t.co/9WjRlcdqCr

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23 / 11 / 2018

#India: Punjab Pollution Control Board fined 1,182 farmers for burning #paddy straw this season https://t.co/gH7qYZTGFR

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23 / 11 / 2018

#India: Malkangiri 2018/19 #paddy procurement target set at 82,000 MTS https://t.co/ovESulqCWz

India

23 / 11 / 2018

India

The Indian non-Basmati market was supported by a 1.76% appreciation of the Rupee against the U.S. Dollar between 16 –...

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22 / 11 / 2018

#India: Kalahandi #paddy procurement delayed by #rice millers' refusal to buy paddy due to poor financial returns https://t.co/AH60h2fDWM

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22 / 11 / 2018

#India: The value of total agricultural exports (including #rice) could increase from US $38.74 billion to US $100… https://t.co/EvA1pWsQQt

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21 / 11 / 2018

#India: Environmental Pollution Authority calls for better technologies to help plant alternative crops to #paddy https://t.co/DRr9YXPEht

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21 / 11 / 2018

#India: 2018/19 #rice exports could fall for first time in three years due to 13% increase in Minimum Support Prices https://t.co/6kp2bA3Mlt

21 November 2018

21 / 11 / 2018

21 November 2018

The Indian market is being supported by the strengthening of the Rupee against the U.S. Dollar; 5% and 25% WR are both...

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21 / 11 / 2018

#India: Chhattisgarh #paddy procurement declines following increase in Minimum Support Price https://t.co/u1ZMkNu6sB

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21 / 11 / 2018

President Kovind calls for a greater trade and investment relationship between #India and #Vietnam https://t.co/tFWoZpGLvF

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20 / 11 / 2018

#India: Joint Collector advises farmers to sell #paddy at procurement centres https://t.co/YpjgETA6sy

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20 / 11 / 2018

#India: Jagatsinghpur #paddy procurement target set at 7.44 million MTS https://t.co/O0DYcgrsN5

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20 / 11 / 2018

#India: Andhra Pradesh Civil Supplies Department removes regulation that requires physical presence of farmers duri… https://t.co/aQvnRpIoZD

20 November 2018

20 / 11 / 2018

20 November 2018

Pakistani 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed down by US $5 PMT to US $363 PMT FOB, US $358 PMT FOB and US $353 PMT FOB...

India procurement update

20 / 11 / 2018

India procurement update

The Indian government (state agencies and the Food Corporation of India) has procured 16.5 million MTS of milled rice so far in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September), according to local...

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20 / 11 / 2018

#India: #Paddy farmers in Karnataka to cultivate flood resistant #rice variety https://t.co/1BGqA9tun5

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20 / 11 / 2018

#India: Tamil Nadu opens 11 new #paddy procurement centres; minimum support price set at INR 1,750 per quintal (US… https://t.co/pf5ZxqL7g3

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20 / 11 / 2018

#India: Government seeks to increase agricultural exports to #China, including #rice https://t.co/UmPOBP1YGr

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19 / 11 / 2018

#India: Sundargarh #paddy procurement target set at 130,000 MTS https://t.co/RFwYin0Fba

India Basmati production update

19 / 11 / 2018

India Basmati production update

The Agricultural and Processed Food Exports Development Authority has estimated India’s 2018 Kharif crop planted area at 38.5 million hectares, down by 2.54% year-on-year. Basmati planting in...

India water supply update

16 / 11 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 103.7 billion cubic metres as of 15 November, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. This...

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16 / 11 / 2018

#India: Total of 21.6 million MTS of Kharif crop #paddy has been procured in Punjab and Haryana as of Tuesday https://t.co/Y7Ydq5wEsf

India

16 / 11 / 2018

India

The Indian market re-opened with a firm undertone following Diwali celebrations last week. Despite new crop paddy...

Iran's GTC to hold two Indian 1121 Parboiled Basmati tenders

16 / 11 / 2018

Iran's GTC to hold two Indian 1121 Parboiled Basmati tenders

The LRI understands that Iran's Government Trading Corporation will hold two tenders for a total of 60,000 MTS of Indian 1121 Parboiled Basmati on 18 December 2018. The first 30,000 MTS will be...

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15 / 11 / 2018

#India: Law that only permits #paddy planting between specified dates reduces #rice farmers' ability to clear paddy… https://t.co/1Z6NoM58gL

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15 / 11 / 2018

#India: Punjab #paddy procurement estimated at 14.7 million MTS as of 13 November https://t.co/2R7S7g54f2

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15 / 11 / 2018

#India: Pune District #paddy fields affected by insufficient rainfall and fungal diseases; planted area estimated a… https://t.co/VJ57ajTU3T

Indian government finalises payment guidelines for Basmati trade to Iran

14 / 11 / 2018

Indian government finalises payment guidelines for Basmati trade to Iran

According to local reports, the Indian government is finalising payment guidelines for Basmati rice trade to Iran, which are expected to be conducted in Rupees. Exporters were initially concerned...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

14 / 11 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Six vessels were being loaded with a total of 192,900 MTS in Kakinada Port today (14 November), up by 15.4% since 26 October. Phoenix is loading two vessels: one with 31,500 MTS of Parboiled 5% for...

14 November 2018

14 / 11 / 2018

14 November 2018

All Vietnamese WR grades are assessed down due to persistent slow demand as offers are uncompetitive with other Asian...

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14 / 11 / 2018

#India: #Rice Exporters Association petitions government to end tax on Basmati rice exports from Jammu and Kashmir https://t.co/KtwVAaUHsN

13 November 2018

13 / 11 / 2018

13 November 2018

Indian 25% WR is assessed up to US $355 PMT FOB (+$5 PMT) as lower offers are no longer available. Lower offers were...

India stocks update

13 / 11 / 2018

India stocks update

Rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 32.8 million MTS as of 1 November, representing 61.7% month-on-month and 2.54% year-on-year decreases. Of this volume, 16.3...

Egypt’s GASC tender update

12 / 11 / 2018

Egypt’s GASC tender update

According to market participants, Egypt’s General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) received offers for a total of 515,000 MTS of Grade #2 10% broken short/medium grain white rice in its 12...

12 November 2018

12 / 11 / 2018

12 November 2018

Paddy prices in Pakistan have increased as local sellers are holding on to stocks in anticipation of sales to the...

India

09 / 11 / 2018

India

Market activity in India was subdued ahead of Diwali celebrations, which began on Tuesday (6 November) in the South and...

8 November 2018

08 / 11 / 2018

8 November 2018

All Pakistani whole grain WR prices are assessed down by US $1 PMT as demand from West Africa remains slow, with 5% and...

7 November 2018

07 / 11 / 2018

7 November 2018

Thai Hom Mali 100% Grade B is assessed up to US $1,072 PMT FOB FCL (+$44 PMT) on day nine of our 10-day new crop...

India exports update

07 / 11 / 2018

India exports update

According to the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, Indian milled rice exports between April – September 2018 totalled 5.81 million MTS and are valued at US...

5 November 2018

05 / 11 / 2018

5 November 2018

Pakistani local prices have increased due to demand from East Africa for WR and West Africa for PB. Pakistani 5% WR is...

India update

05 / 11 / 2018

India update

The USDA has forecast India’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 111 million MTS, down by 1.69% year-on-year. Of this volume, Kharif crop will comprise...

India water supply update

02 / 11 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 109.2 billion cubic metres as of 1 November, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. This...

2 November 2018

02 / 11 / 2018

2 November 2018

Thai 15%, 25% and A1 Super 100% broken WR are assessed up by $1 PMT as lower offers are no longer available ahead of...

India

02 / 11 / 2018

India

The Indian market was quiet ahead of Diwali celebrations next week. Some exporters were unwilling to offer for November...

30 October 2018

30 / 10 / 2018

30 October 2018

Pakistani exporters have lowered their offers due to decreasing local prices, slow demand and as the new crop continues...

29 October 2018

29 / 10 / 2018

29 October 2018

There continues to be a soft undertone to the Pakistani WR market following further local price decreases amid currency...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

29 / 10 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Six vessels were being loaded with a total of 167,100 MTS in Kakinada Port on 26 October, up by 33.7% from 22 October. Phoenix was loading two vessels for Liberia, one with 38,000 MTS of Parboiled 5%...

26 October 2018

26 / 10 / 2018

26 October 2018

Pakistani exporters have lowered their offers as local prices continue to decline, with 5% WR assessed down to US $373...

India water supply update

26 / 10 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 112.7 billion cubic metres as of 25 October, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. This...

India

26 / 10 / 2018

India

We continued our transitions to new crop pricing for whole grain IR36/64 varieties. Indian 5% and 25% broken white...

Japan's MAFF SBS tender results

26 / 10 / 2018

Japan's MAFF SBS tender results

Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded a total of 4,373 MTS out of a possible 25,000 MTS in its 26 October Simultaneous-Buy-Sell tender. Please see the table below for...

25 October 2018

25 / 10 / 2018

25 October 2018

The Vietnamese WR market is being supported by recent sales to the Philippines’ National Food Authority; 5% and 100%...

24 October 2018

24 / 10 / 2018

24 October 2018

There is a soft undertone to the Thai long grain market as demand remains subdued, with some buyers showing preference...

23 October 2018

23 / 10 / 2018

23 October 2018

We have continued our Indian crop transitions, with 5% WR assessed up to US $373 PMT FOB and 25% WR assessed down to US...

22 October 2018

22 / 10 / 2018

22 October 2018

We continued our transitions to new crop pricing for whole grain Indian grades, with 5% and 25% WR assessed down to US...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

22 / 10 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Four vessels were being loaded with a total of 125,000 MTS in Kakinada Port on 22 October, down by 21.8% from 5 October. Phoenix was loading 38,000 MTS of Parboiled 5% and 2,000 MTS of 100% broken...

19 October 2018

19 / 10 / 2018

19 October 2018

Brazilian 5% WR and PB 5% STX are both assessed up to US $495 PMT FOB FCL (+$10 PMT) based on bids and offers and...

India

19 / 10 / 2018

India

The Indian market was quiet, with many market participants out of the office for various regional holidays throughout...

18 October 2018

18 / 10 / 2018

18 October 2018

We have continued our 10-day transitions to new crop pricing for our whole grain Indian WR and PB assessments. Indian...

17 October 2018

17 / 10 / 2018

17 October 2018

Some exporters in Pakistan have lowered their offers in reaction to this week’s currency and local market price...

16 October 2018

16 / 10 / 2018

16 October 2018

Thai 25% WR is assessed up to US $370 PMT FOB (+$3 PMT) as exporters are no longer willing to accept lower bids ahead...

12 October 2018

12 / 10 / 2018

12 October 2018

Thai 100% Grade B, 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed down by US $2 PMT, with 5% WR assessed down to US $388 PMT FOB...

India stocks update

12 / 10 / 2018

India stocks update

Rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 20.29 million MTS as of 1 October, representing a 14.1% month-on-month decrease and a 12.5% year-on-year increase. Of this...

India water supply update

12 / 10 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 118.3 billion cubic metres as of 11 October, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. This...

India

12 / 10 / 2018

India

Many Indian market participants were away at a conference during the second half of this week and trade was slow as a...

India

09 / 10 / 2018

India

The Indian market was quiet, with many market participants out of the office for various regional holidays throughout...

India

05 / 10 / 2018

India

Despite tightening supplies ahead of the new crop harvest later this month, there was a soft undertone to the Indian...