FE Online | December 21, 2017 6:07 PM
The Finance Ministry on Thursday said that the government has decided to impose 30% import duty on chana and masoor to protect the interest of farmers as good harvest is expected in the Rabi season.
Rajesh Ravi | December 21, 2017 3:19 AM
India is the largest consumer of pepper in the world and the second largest producer after Vietnam. The Union government approved the proposal of the state-run Spices Board as cheaper imports of pepper is seen putting pressure on the domestic market.
Nanda Kasabe | December 19, 2017 3:20 AM
In Maharashtra alone, strawberries are cultivated in around 2,500 acres of land. This year, growers cultivated strawberries in 3,000 acres around Mahabaleshwar, he said, unwilling to give out production numbers.
FE Online | December 18, 2017 6:07 PM
Saudi Arabia has traditionally has been India’s top oil source but in the April-October period of 2017-18, Iraq dethroned it due to its discounted price.
Bloomberg | December 18, 2017 2:26 PM
And OPEC thought 2017 was tough. 2018 could be a killer. The starting point isn’t great. The group and the International Energy Agency — the two giants of the oil world — have very different views of the year ahead.
M Sarita Varma | December 14, 2017 3:51 AM
The surge in paper imports by 60% in the first six months of the fiscal has led the Indian Paper Manufacturers Association (IPMA) to write to the Centre seeking an end to preferential tariff treatment to importers.
FE Bureau | December 14, 2017 3:46 AM
The country’s cotton output is set to rise by 9% to 377 lakh bales (of 170 kg each) even as Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh may report lower production this season, according to figures released by the Cotton Advisory Board (CAB).
FE Bureau | December 14, 2017 3:43 AM
The Supreme Court on Wednesday eased its ban on use of petcoke in cement and limestone industries while directing the Centre to frame regulations for the limited use of the cheap but highly polluting industrial fuels.
FE Bureau | December 14, 2017 3:39 AM
Election fever in India’s largest cotton producing state Gujarat has hit arrivals this month.
FE Online | December 13, 2017 4:41 PM
On Tuesday, the price of Brent crude oil touched a new two-year high at $65.29 per barrel. Responding to the situation, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that the ministry is closely monitoring the oil prices.
Reuters | December 13, 2017 5:17 AM
Gold prices retreated to a near five-month low on Tuesday as investors braced for a widely expected U.S. interest rate increase this week and looked for clues about further hikes from the Federal Reserve.
Deepa Jainani | December 13, 2017 3:32 AM
Sugar millers in Uttar Pradesh are caught between the devil and the deep blue sea this year. While on the one hand they are looking at the highest ever sugar production along with vital gains in the overall recovery of sugar and yield of sugarcane, on the other hand they are already witnessing a free fall in sugar prices, which is cutting into their margins in a big way.
Nanda Kasabe | December 13, 2017 3:28 AM
With the pomegranate season in full swing, around 20,000 tonne of the fruit has been exported from the country so far. However, a hurdle has emerged. Europe, where the season has just begun, has changed the Residue Monitoring Plan (RMP) for pomegranate imports.
Rajesh Ravi | December 13, 2017 3:23 AM
Mitsubishi Corporation, BASF and Manali Petrochemicals are among some of the companies that have evinced interest in setting up units in the petrochemical park planned by the Kerala government, senior officials of the state-run Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (KINFRA) said on Tuesday.
FE Online | December 12, 2017 6:47 PM
Brent crude oil price has hit a two-year high at $65.29 per barrel on Tuesday; the petrol price in New Delhi was Rs 69.09 per litre, more than Rs 63.16 per litre at the same crude oil price in May, 2015.
FE Online | December 12, 2017 6:39 PM
Gold prices are on a continuous sinking trend since last week and have fallen Rs 1,000 in a 7-day period to hit a 4-month low.
PTI | December 12, 2017 3:02 PM
State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has sought access to a data room to help fix the price at which it can acquire government’s 51.11 per cent stake in HPCL.
Pragya Srivastava | December 12, 2017 4:41 PM
In April 2016, the Brent Crude Oil price was just $38.99 per barrel. In the last one year and eight years, the oil price rose to hit a two-year high at $65.29 per barrel. Here are the reasons behind rising crude oil prices.
Sushim Banerjee | December 12, 2017 4:27 AM
For the last few months the global interests in Indian economy have been on the rise.
Nanda Kasabe | December 12, 2017 4:24 AM
Sugar millers in Maharashtra are concerned with the drastic fall in the prices of the sweetener.
PTI | December 11, 2017 4:55 PM
Investors have pulled out over Rs 500 crore from gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the April- November period of the current fiscal as they preferred equities, as per the latest data by mutual fund body Amfi.
FE Online | December 8, 2017 6:17 PM
Gold Prices have been declining day after day and have fallen Rs 750 in just 5 days due to lower demand for the yellow metal in the Indian markets.
PTI | December 8, 2017 12:32 PM
Gold prices drifted lower by 0.27 per cent to Rs 28,589 per 10 grams in futures trade today as participants cut their bets amid a weak global trend.
FE Bureau | December 7, 2017 1:50 AM
In recent times, decline in the domestic pepper price due to cheaper imports has been a major concern among pepper growers
FE Bureau | December 7, 2017 1:46 AM
The Maharashtra State Agriculture Marketing Board (MSAMB) has decided to develop around 207 acres of land parcels in its possession at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust( JNPT), Thane and Nashik into export development zones.
PTI | December 4, 2017 5:43 PM
Onion and tomato prices are expected to cool down in retail markets in next 15-20 days with arrival of fresh crop, according to Agriculture Secretary S K Pattanayak.
PTI | December 4, 2017 11:40 AM
Gold prices fell by Rs 198 to Rs 29,197 per 10 grams in futures trade today due to profit booking by participants at prevailing high levels amid weak global trends.
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