Moong prices decline on sluggish demand

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Feb 11 2013, 23:06pm hrs
Moong and its dal prices fell by Rs 50 per quintal on the wholesale pulses market today due to sluggish demand at higher levels.

However, other pulses continued to trade in a narrow range on scattered deals and settled around previous levels.

Marketmen said sluggish demand at higher levels mainly led to decline in moong and its dal prices.

In the national capital, moong and its dal chilka local fell by Rs 50 each at Rs 5,100-5,700 and Rs 5,650-6,050 per quintal respectively. Moong dal dhoya local and best quality also traded lower by the same margin to Rs 6,050-6,150 and Rs 6,750-6,850 per quintal, respectively.

The following are today's pulses rates per quintal: Urad 3,300-3,650, Urad Chilka (local) 4,100-4,450, best 4,550-5,050, Dhoya 5,000-5,100, Moong 5,100-5,700, Dal Moong Chilka local 5,650-6,050, Moong Dhoya local 6,050-6,150 and

best quality 6,750-6,850.

Masoor small 3,550-3,750, bold 3,700-3,900, Dal Masoor local 4,200-4,300, best quality 4,300-4,400, Malka local 3,825-3,925, best 4,025-4,125, Moth 3,400-4,000, Arhar 3,650-3,850, Dal Arhar Dara 5,150-5,350.

Gram 3,450-3,800, Gram Dal (local) 4,050-4,150, best quality 4,350-4,450, Besan (35 kg) Shakti bhog 1,760, Rajdhani 1,760, Rajmah Chitra 7,700-8,550, Kabli Gram small 3,500-6,000, dabra 2,700-2,800, imported 4,700-5,100; Lobia 3,500-4,600, Peas white 2,600-2,625 and green 2,700-2,800.