Maize, barley prices ease on reduced offtake

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Feb 11 2013, 23:02pm hrs
Prices of maize and barley fell by Rs 20 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today due to reduced offtake by consuming industries against adequate stocks position.

Marketmen said reduced offtake by consuming industries against adequate stocks position mainly kept pressure on wholesale maize and barley prices.

In the national capital, maize and barley declined by Rs 20 each to Rs 1,410-1,440 and Rs 1,380-1,390 per quintal respectively.

The following are today's quotations per quintal: Wheat MP (deshi) 2,050-2,250, Wheat dara (for mills) 1,580-1,585, Chakki atta (delivery) 1,590-1,595, Atta Rajdhani

(10 kg) 210, Shakti bhog (10 kg) 210, Roller flour mill 850-870 (50 kg), Maida 900-950 (50 kg) and Sooji 950-980 (50kg).

Basmati rice (Lal Quila) 10,000, Shri Lal Mahal 10,000, Super Basmati Rice, 9,500, Basmati common new 7,900-8,000, Rice Pusa-(1121) new 7,000-7,800, Permal raw 2,150-2,250, Permal wand 2,425-2,475, Sela 2,650-2,700 and Rice IR-8

1,750-1,800, Bajra 1,340-1,345, Jowar yellow 1,400-1,425, white 2,225-2,425, Maize 1,410-1,440, Barley 1,380-1,390, Rajasthan 1,080-1,090.