Buying interest lifts prices of aromatic, non-basmati rice

| | Updated on: May 03, 2011
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With some buying in the market, prices of aromatic and non-basmati rice increased by Rs 20-70 a quintal, on Tuesday.

Domestic demand lifted the prices of aromatic and non basmati rice in last two days, said Mr Amit Chandna, Proprietor of Hanuman Rice Trading Company. The uptrend was anticipated and market may rule firm on current levels in this week, he added.

Prices of Pusa 1,121(steam) continued to witness the uptrend, rose further by Rs 50 and ruled at Rs 5,200-5,500 a quintal, Pusa-1,121(sela) increased by Rs 40 and was quoted at Rs 4,150-4,440, and Pusa-1,121(raw) was at Rs 5,180.

Prices of duplicate basmati rose by 40 and quoted at Rs 3,750-4,120 a quintal. Prices of pure basmati (raw) ruled between Rs 6,800-7,000a quintal.

For the brokens of Pusa 1121, Tibar was quoted at Rs 3,100-3,575, Dubar at Rs 2,400-2,730 and Mongra was at Rs 1,900-2,250.

Sharbati (steam) rose by Rs 50 and quoted at Rs 3,050-3,270 while the Sharbati (sela) was at Rs 3,000 a quintal.

Prices of PR varieties rose marginally from their previous levels. PR-11 (sela) ruled at Rs 2,050-2,200 and PR-11(raw) was quoted at Rs 2,050-2,250 a quintal. Permal (sela) quoted at Rs 1,700-2,000 a quintal while Permal (raw) traded at Rs 1,850-2,060 a quintal.

For the brokens of Sharbati variety, Tibar was quoted at Rs 2,350-2,530, Dubar was at 2,100-2,250 and Mongra ruled around Rs 1,850 a quintal.

Published on May 03, 2011

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