FE Bureau | April 21, 2018 3:06 AM
The government has renamed jowar, bajra, ragi and other millets as “Nutri Cereals”, dispensing with the nomenclature “coarse cereals”.
Nanda Kasabe | April 20, 2018 3:49 AM
The first consignment of Alphanso mangoes from the country has left for the US market from Vashi in Mumbai after getting approvals from American quarantine officials.
Banikinkar Pattanayak | April 20, 2018 3:38 AM
Mills are losing as much as Rs 63 on purchases of each quintal of cane at the benchmark price fixed by the Centre, based on the Rangarajan panel’s linkage formula, which is the root cause of their “huge financial crisis” as well as the Rs 19,780-crore cane arrears piled up as of March 31.
Since pulses have shelf life of about a year, the government keeps selling the commodities, apart from supplying to defence forces.
Nanda Kasabe | April 19, 2018 3:00 AM
Last year a record 75 lakh quintals of tur was purchased by the Centre and State across the country as part of procurement operations.
FE Bureau | April 18, 2018 12:24 AM
Both Monsanto and Hyderabad-based Nuziveedu Seeds had filed cross-appeals against the High Court’s single-judge order in March last year that ruled that Monsanto’s termination of its sub-licence agreement for genetically modified hybrid cotton seeds with Nuziveedu Seeds was illegal and arbitrary.
FE Bureau | April 18, 2018 12:23 AM
The situation is not so good in villages and small towns in the state. According to the commission agents, urban areas’ farmers are accepting payment partly by cheques but in villages, nobody is ready to accept cheques.
Banikinkar Pattanayak | April 18, 2018 12:22 AM
Jewellers had seen a revival of fortune in the Akshaya Tritiya in 2017, after two successive years of subdued growth in sales on this day.
FE Bureau | April 18, 2018 12:21 AM
The Technology Centre of CII has facilitated State Handicrafts Development Corporation towards the registrations of Adilabad Dokra and Warangal Durries as Geographical Indications.
Nanda Kasabe | April 18, 2018 12:20 AM
Last week on Friday, modal prices were Rs 630 per quintal with some 17,030 quintals arriving in the market and Rs 640 per quintal on Thursday with 15,665 quintals arriving in the market.
Nanda Kasabe | April 17, 2018 3:35 AM
To add to their woes, the Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank has devalued sugar making by Rs 120 per quintal.
Sushim Banerjee | April 17, 2018 3:30 AM
The share of engineering goods and equipment in the total export basket had also witnessed a steady fall over the past few years.
Nanda Kasabe | April 14, 2018 2:12 AM
Senior officials of agriculture department revealed that cooperation minister Subhash Deshmukh, in a meeting held last week, directed officials to procure space from private warehouses for storing tur.
FE Bureau | April 13, 2018 2:17 AM
The step to jointly bargain for crude oil is taken to get better prices as oil producers charge an Asian premium from India, China and others for supplying petroleum.
M Sarita Varma | April 13, 2018 2:12 AM
The ambitious project, catering to the demand for rare mineral products vital for the country’s aerospace and defence sectors, will be under the public-private partnership (PPP) mode.
Rajesh Ravi | April 13, 2018 2:00 AM
Durai Murugan, secretary, Shrimp Association of Pattukottai and managing director of New Diamond Aqua Enterprise told FE that market price for shrimps has fallen by 60 % in the last four months and if the trend continues for next two months, a 20 % drop in production could be expected this year.
Huma Siddiqui | April 12, 2018 2:37 AM
With an eye on achieving an all-electric car fleet by 2030, India has started reaching out to the ‘Lithium Triangle’ in South America to meet the demand for the metal used in batteries for electric vehicles.
Nanda Kasabe | April 12, 2018 2:26 AM
Falling sugar prices continue to be a cause for concern for millers in Maharashtra, leaving them with little in hand to make cane payments to the farmers.
Nanda Kasabe | April 11, 2018 3:02 AM
The overall exports of oilmeals during 2017-18 has been provisionally reported at 2,839,623 tonne compared to 1,885,480 tonne during the same period last year.
FE Bureau | April 10, 2018 2:02 AM
The area under cotton acreage is likely to decrease by around 15% with farmers shifting towards soyabean in the hope of better returns and after the Pink Bollworm infestation in Maharashtra and Telangana that damaged the crop reducing farmer incomes.
Rajesh Ravi | April 10, 2018 1:57 AM
Cashew exports are under pressure with Vietnam selling at a discount in global market coupled with revival of domestic demand from the impact of demonetisation and GST, which could support the Indian market.
Deepa Jainani | April 10, 2018 1:53 AM
It’s more than a week since the central government, burdened with an overdose of sugar production, allowed sugar mills to export up to 2 million tonnes of sugar till September 2018 under the Duty-Free Import Authorisation (DFIA) and Minimum Indicative Export Quota (MIEQ) in order to flush some sugar out of the country.
Sushim Banerjee | April 10, 2018 1:46 AM
It is indeed gratifying for Indian steel industry to have completed FY18 with a consumption growth of 7.8%
FE Bureau | April 7, 2018 12:08 AM
The Centre has agreed to buy 40% of mustard and 20% of masur output in Madhya Pradesh under a price support scheme (PSS) that ensures farmers get the minimum support price (MSP) when market prices plunge.
FE Bureau | April 6, 2018 12:49 AM
In order to make coal transportation through railways more robust, the government is working on a number of plans such as advance rake-booking, wagon owning and doubling of railway lines.
FE Bureau | April 6, 2018 12:42 AM
A series of duty hikes on edible oils since August 2017 and a sharper increase in import duty for refined palm oil will make palm oil more expensive in India.
Anupam Chatterjee | April 5, 2018 12:20 AM
Coal India Ltd (CIL) has put in abeyance implementation of its new coal pricing methodology “till further advice” after customers pointed out that the new regime should be introduced only after the state-owned coal behemoth has the requisite supporting infrastructure.
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