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Cotton body seeks clarity on crop production figures

The highly remunerative kapas prices during the current year would induce the Indian farmers to shift to cotton.
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Iran hunts for more ships to keep its oil flowing

Iran is discreetly scouring the globe for second-hand oil tankers to replace its ageing fleet and keep crucial crude exports flowing as US sanctions start to bite

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Maharashtra sugar factories getting into retail sales to rein in liquidity issues

The commissioner suggested a tie-up with 50 cooperative societies that come under MCDC for selling agri-products, which could include sugar.

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Saudi Arabia to cut oil exports next month

State-owned Saudi Aramco's oil allocations for April are 635,000 bpd below customers' nominations, which are the requests made by refiners and clients for Saudi crude, the official said.

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Mango exports may hit 50,000 tonne this season; South Korea, Malaysia among new markets

Mango exports to US have taken off in a big way with more than 1,000 tonne expected to be exported this year, senior officials of the Maharashtra State Agriculture Marketing Board (MSAMB) said.

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Government needs to focus on man-made textiles, must increase duty on its imports: CITI

Globally, fibre consumption is dominated by man-made fibres (MMF), having 70% share in the total fibre consumption, while natural fibres constitute only 30% .

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Drought, pests could force India to grant duty-free corn imports

The shift to imports in the world’s seventh-largest corn producer, which typically exports to Asia, highlights the breadth of the crop losses due to the drought and armyworm.

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Wheat sown in 298 lakh hectare so far; close to last year’s level

Wheat planting has been done in 298.47 lakh hectare so far in the ongoing rabi (winter) season, which is close to the year-ago period, according to the agriculture ministry.

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Maharashtra tur procurement evokes poor response as prices firm up

Tur prices are likely to remain firm and go upwards in Maharashtra on the back of shortage of supply for the pulse due to drought in the state.

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Maharashtra sugar millers bet big on beet to keep machines running year-round

Sugar millers from Maharashtra are attempting to promote the cultivation of beet for sugar production for the first time. The objective is to ensure that the plant and machinery which lies idle for a

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Maharashtra’s procurement scheme for pulses comes to standstill on poor arrival

Maharashtra's pulses procurement programme for moong and urad and oilseeds, including soyabean, has almost come to a standstill on poor arrivals in the market and prices hovering around the Minimum Su

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Hit by floods, Kerala poultry business expects revival after Christmas

Christmas, not Easter, will be the resurrection season for Rs 4,000-crore chicken business in Kerala. The price of Christmas poultry has been flying beyond `175 per kilo this week, after the devastati

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Maharashtra allows plastic packaging for milk pouches until further notice

On an average, around 85 lakh litres of milk is sold through plastic pouches on a daily basis.

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CAI trims cotton crop estimate for 2018-19 to 340 lakh bales

The projected annual balance sheet for the season 2018-19 drawn by the CAI has estimated total cotton supply, till end of the season upto September 30, 2019, at 390.25 lakh bales.

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Maharashtra dairies to withhold subsidy till dues are cleared

Dairies in Maharashtra had waited till November 30 for pending dues of Rs 100 crore under the state government subsidy scheme and had threatened to pull out of the scheme.

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In a first, Gujarat onion traders & producers start private APMC

All India Dehydration Association has stared a separate trading market near the APMC.

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PM Modi sees India’s gas usage rising 2.5 times by 2030

About 400 districts will have access to city gas distribution facility in 2-3 years, PM says

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Seafood exports likely to remain flat: Report

India is the second largest fish producer in the world after China and accounts for nearly 6% of global fish production.

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Online residue report to make grapes export easier, curb farmers’ exploitation

Apeda has created a separate link on its website where the farmer has to enter the registration number of the garden to login into a page and the residue report of his orchard will be immediately avai

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CCI cotton procurement yet to pick up as prices above MSP

Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has started procurement of cotton at Minimum Support Price (MSP) from farmers in Warangal district and Mehboob Nagar of Telangana.

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Pomegranate exports likely to run into EU roadblock

With a bumper pomegranate season in full swing, around 85,000 tonne is expected to be exported during 2018-19 season.

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ADNOC looks to explore crude storage in Karnataka

A week after the Cabinet approved filling the underground strategic oil reserve at Padur in Karnataka by foreign oil companies, Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC) on Monday signed an initial agreement


Sugar mills submit false FRP reports: Maharashtra farmers

Farmer organisations in Maharashtra are up in arms over the issue of pending Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) payments to farmers. Farmer body Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana claims that several sugar

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Crude steel production up 5.2% at 61.1 MT this fiscal

The current trends in the global economy are highly influenced by the conflicting events in the political scenario of major economies.

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