Maize, bajra up on higher demand

PTI New Delhi | Updated on February 19, 2011

Maize and bajra prices rose up to Rs 15 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today on pick-up in industrial demand.

Traders said pick-up in industrial demand mainly pushed up maize and bajra prices.

In the national capital, maize rose by Rs 15 to Rs 1,155-1,165 per quintal on increased offtake by poultry industries. Bajra also traded marginally higher by Rs 5 to Rs 805-815 per quintal.

Following were the quotations in Rs per quintal:

Wheat MP (deshi) 1,710-1,860, wheat dara (for mills) 1,330-1,335, chakki atta (delivery) 1,335-1,340, atta Rajdhani (10 kg) 175, Shakti bhog (10 kg) 175, Roller flour mill 700-720 (50 kg), Maida 780-810 (50 kg) and Sooji 800-820 (50 kg).

Basmati rice (Lal Quila) 9,500, Shri Lal Mahal 9,300, super basmati rice 9,000, Basmati common 5,600-5,700, rice Pusa-(1121) 4,250-5,250, Permal raw 1,875-1,925, Permal wand 2,075-2,175, Sela 2,100-2,200 and Rice IR-8 1,775-1,800, Bajra 805-815, Jowar yellow 850-950, white 1,675-1,725, Maize 1,155-1,165, Barley (UP) 1,250-1,270 and Rajasthan 1,080-1,090.

Published on February 19, 2011

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