Agri Business

Rice rules steady in a tepid market

Our Correspondent Karnal | Updated on January 24, 2011

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Prices of aromatic and non-basmati rice ruled flat amidst restricted activity in the market on Friday. Though the weather is favourable for the trade now, rice prices continued to rule around their previous levels.

Pusa-1121 steam (new) ruled at Rs 5,150-5,180 a quintal, while the old variety was quoted at around Rs 5,200-5,250.

Pusa-1121 sela (new) was at Rs 4,100-4,150; old variety was at Rs 4,250. Pusa-1121 raw (new) ruled between Rs 5,070-5,100, while the old variety was quoted at around Rs 5,200. Pusa (sela) ruled at Rs 3,150-3,200 and Pusa (raw) around Rs 4,200. Basmati sela quoted at Rs 5,950-6,000, and basmati raw at Rs 6,950-7,000.

Among brokens, Tibar was at Rs 3,000-3,100, Dubar at Rs 2,200-2,300 and Mongra at Rs 2,000. Permal sela ruled at Rs 2,000-2,150, while Permal steam sold at Rs 2,170 a quintal. Sharbati sela sold around Rs 2,700 and Sharbati steam at Rs 2,970-3,000 a quintal.

In the Delhi market, Pusa-1121 varieties ruled between Rs 4,300-5,100 a quintal. Basmati common quoted at Rs 5,500-5,600, Permal raw Rs 1,800-1,850, Permal wand Rs 1,950-2,100, Sela Rs 2,100-2,155 and Rice IR-8 Rs 1,670-1,695.

Lal Quila Basmati rice ruled at Rs 9,500, Shri Lal Mahal at Rs 9,300 and Super basmati rice was at Rs 9,000.

Around 3,000 bags of PR were sold between Rs 1,025 and Rs 1,050. About 2,000 bags of Sharbati ruled at Rs 1,650. Sugandha-999 arrived in about 3,000 bags, and was quoted at Rs 1,500-1,600.

Published on January 24, 2011

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