Menthol declines on reduced offtake

PTI New Delhi | Updated on October 19, 2013 Published on October 19, 2013

Menthol prices fell by Rs 10 per kg in the national capital in Saturday owing to reduced offtake by consuming units amid adequate stocks.

Increased arrivals from producing belts in Uttar Pradesh and weakening trend in futures market also weighed on menthol prices.

Menthol bold crystal, flake and mentha oil prices fell by Rs 10 each to settle at Rs 1,040, Rs 990 and Rs 960 per kg, respectively.

The following are today’s quotations: Ammonium chloride (50 kg) Rs 1,200-2,400, Acetic acid (1 kg) Rs 42-52, Ammonia bicarb (25 kg) Rs 500-800, Boric acid technical (50 kg) Rs 4,500-5,200, Borex granular (50 kg) Rs 2,400-2,700.

Caustic soda flake (50 kg) Rs 1,900-2,000, Citric acid (50 kg) (China) Rs 4,000-4,100, Citric acid deshi (50 kg) Rs 3,800-4,000, Camphor slab (1 kg) Rs 450, Camphor powder (1kg) Rs 375, Glycerine (1 kg) Rs 80-120, Hexamine (1kg) Rs 95, Hydrogen peroxide (1 kg) Rs 35-50, menthol bold crystal (per kg) Rs 1,040, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 990 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 960.

Published on October 19, 2013
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