A stakeholder awareness and education seminar on commodity price risk management will be held at on Tuesday (February 18) in Srikakulam.

The event, to be held at 5 p.m. at Varam Residency, Palakonda Road, is part of an ongoing initiative by The Hindu Business Line jointly with the Forward Markets Commission (FMC), the commodity futures market regulator under the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, and the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX), the country’s largest agri-commodity futures exchange.

Expert presentations include ‘Commodities as key driver of India’s economic growth’ by G. Chandrashekhar, The Hindu Business Line and ‘Benefits of commodity futures trading and price risk management, an exchange perspective’ by Ashish Argade, Manager, NCDEX.

There will be a question and answer session after the presentations.

Commodity producers, processors, traders, importers, exporters and related others are welcome too participate. Andhra Pradesh is an important supplier of grains, oilseeds, spices and cotton, among others.

A similar event will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday (February 20), at Bajaj Hotels, Beach Road, in Visakhapatnam.

(This article was published on February 14, 2013)
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