AGRI-BIZ & COMMODITIES
West Bengal hopeful of surplus in fish production
WEST Bengal is hopeful of closing the current fiscal with significant gains in production of milk, meat and eggs, even as it becomes the top State in pisciculture. Official sources said that fish production in the State is expected to increase ...
Physical rubber prices improve
THE physical rubber rates improved on Tuesday. The covering groups looking for the already low arrivals started offering higher quotations. As a result, all the grades picked up while the weather conditions were reported to be deteriorating ...
Tea prices may rise on lower output in Assam
AFTER many years, the domestic tea industry may expect a slight hike in prices as production in some parts of Assam till the middle of March is down by 20 per cent, constricting supplies to some extent. Industry sources said poor rainfall had ...
CWC proposes pilot project for grains handling
THE Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) has proposed to take up a Rs 300-crore pilot project for bulk handling and movement of foodgrains in Punjab, which may well set a new trend in foodgrain logistics in India. The cardinal objective of ...
Coir products exports up
EXPORTS of coir and coir products have gone up by over Rs 50 crore during April - February 2003-04 on increased demand for natural products in the world market. Total exports during the period stood at 90,076 tonnes valued at Rs 366.57 crore ...
OILSEEDS & EDIBLE OIL
Soya prices hit record high on oilmeal demand
SOYABEAN prices have hit a record high on continuous demand for soyameal and stoppage of bean shipments in Brazil due to transporters' strike. "All problems with regard to soyameal exports are over. During the last two weeks, we have got ...
AP tobacco sales to resume
TRANSACTIONS on the tobacco auction floors in Andhra Pradesh will resume from Wednesday, following an agreement between employees of the Tobacco Board and the farmers to conduct auctions in a peaceful manner. The problem arose on Friday last ...
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