Rice basmati rises on stockists buying

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jan 4 2013, 21:17pm hrs
Rice basmati prices firmed by Rs 100 per quintal on the wholesale grains market today on stockists buying against restricted arrivals from producing region.

However, other grains moved in a narrow range in scattered deals and settled around previous levels.

Marketmen said, stockists buying against restricted arrivals from producing regions mainly led to rise in basmati prices.

In the national capital, rice basmati common and Pusa-1121 rose by Rs 100 each to Rs 6,700-7,000 and Rs 6,100-6,800 per quintal respectively.

Following are today's quotations per quintal: Wheat MP (deshi) 2,050-2,250, Wheat dara (for mills) 1,560-1,565, Chakki atta (delivery) 1,565-1,570, Atta Rajdhani

(10 kg) 210, Shakti bhog (10 kg) 210, Roller flour mill 830-850 (50 kg), Maida 860-890 (50 kg) and Sooji 920-950 (50kg).

Basmati rice (Lal Quila) 9,500, Shri Lal Mahal 9,500, Super Basmati Rice, 9,000, Basmati common new 6,700-7,000, Rice Pusa-(1121) new 6,100-6,800, Permal raw 1,900-2,000, Permal wand 2,175-2,225, Sela 2,400-2,450 and Rice IR-8 1,550-1,600, Bajra 1,360-1,365, Jowar yellow 1,425-1,450, white 2,250-2,450, Maize 1,480-1,510, Barley 1,420-1,430, Rajasthan 1,080-1,090.