Stable bleaching powder prices up on firm demand

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jan 31 2013, 20:59pm hrs
Stable bleaching powder prices rose by Rs 10 per 25 kg in the national capital today, largely influenced by increased demand from consuming units, amid paucity of stocks.

Fall in supplies from producing regions also supported the uptrend.

Stable beaching powder rose by Rs 10 to settle at Rs 410-435 per 25 kg.

Traders said fresh demand from consuming units such as textile and tanneries amid fall in supplies from producing belts mainly pushed up stable bleaching powder prices.

The following are today's quotations: Ammonium chloride (50 kg) Rs 1,000-2,200, Acetic acid (1 kg) Rs 44-52, Ammonia bicarb (25 kg) Rs 400-675, Boric acid

technical (50 kg) Rs 5,200-6,000, Borex granular (50 kg) Rs 2,400-2,800.

Caustic soda flake (50 kg) Rs 1,950--2,100, Citric acid (50 kg) (China) Rs 3,000-3,200, Citric acid deshi (50 kg) Rs 3,000-3,300, Camphor slab (1 kg) Rs 370, Camphor powder (1kg) Rs 320, Glycerine (1 kg) Rs 150-320, Hexamine (1kg) Rs

95, Hydrogen peroxide (1 kg) Rs 36-50, menthol bold crystal (per kg) Rs 1,585, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,520 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 1,480.