Masoor, moth decline on subdued demand

PTI New Delhi | Updated on May 07, 2011


Masoor and moth prices weakened by up to Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today due to sluggish demand.

Traders said increased arrivals in the market against subdued demand mainly led to a fall in masoor and moth prices.

In the national capital, masoor small and bold prices declined by Rs 50 each to Rs 3,050-3,250 and Rs 3,200-3,450, respectively.

Dal masoor local and best quality traded lower by the same margin to Rs 3,600-3,700 and Rs 3,900-4,200 per quintal, respectively. Moth also weakened by Rs 100 to Rs 2,000-2,300 per quintal.

Following are the quotations in Rs per quintal:

Urad 3,950-4,350, Urad chilka (local) 4,850-5,250, best 5,350-5,850, Dhoya 5,300-5,400, Moong 4,000-5,000, Dal moong chilka local 5,000-5,400, Moong Dhoya local 5,300-5,500 and best quality 5,900-6,100.

Masoor small 3,050-3,250, bold 3,200-3,450, Dal Masoor local 3,600-3,700, best quality 3,900-4,200, Malka local 3,500-3,550, best 3,650-3,750, Moth 2,000-2,300, Arhar 3,500-4,000 and dal arhar dara 5,050-5,450.

Gram 2,225-2,250, gram dal(local) 2,500-2,515, best quality 2,600-2,700, besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog 1,150, Rajdhani 1,150, Rajmah chitra Pune 3,400-3,800, China 3,500-4,000, red 3,750-3,850, kabli gram small 4,700-6,200, dabra 2,700-2,800, imported 4,700-5,100, lobia 4,500-5,000, peas white 2,100-2,200 and green 2,250-2,450.

Published on May 07, 2011

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