Agri Trade News from around the world
Thu, Mar 01, 2012 Vol: 438
 
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India emerges as a Top Rice Exporter
01 Mar 2012
Five months after lifting a ban on exports of cheaper varieties of rice, India has emerged as one of the world's top rice exporters. That has helped stabilize prices around the world, even as the cost goes up in traditional exporting nations like Thailand. Scores of Indian rice traders have returned from a recent Grains Conference in Dubai after discussing lucrative deals. The head of the All India Rice Exporters Association, Vijay Setia, .....
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Iraq keen to Import Rice, Wheat from India
01 Mar 2012
Iraq will buy 100,000 tonnes of rice from India and is keen to increase import of wheat, sugar and other agricultural products in a bid to diversify the trade basket, Iraq's Trade Minister Kheer Allah Hassan Babkr said Tuesday. "We are buying 100,000 tonnes of rice from India. Within a few weeks, the shipment will reach Iraq," Babkr told reporters here on the sidelines of a business meeting. "Our annual requirement of rice .....
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3.   
Wheat exports to more than double in 2012-13 on record harvest
01 Mar 2012
Wheat exports from India, the world’s second-biggest producer, is expected to more than double to 1.5 million tonnes in the 2012-13 marketing year on account of back-to-back record harvest, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said in a report. “Assuming the current export price parity for Indian wheat vis-a-vis other origins, 2012-13 marketing year wheat exports are forecast at 1.5 million tonnes,” the report said. In 2011-12 marketing year .....
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4.   
Government proposes food processing cluster in Africa at Rs 117 crore
01 Mar 2012
The ministry of food processing industries is planning to set up a food processing cluster in Africa. The proposed cluster would entail an investment of Rs 117 crore to be spent primarily on the setting up of common infrastructure for food processing parks which includes cold storage, food testing labs, incubation centres, standard designed factories, pre-cooling chambers and other modern technologies used by the industry. This cluster is .....
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1.   Modern cold storage before apple season
2.   MP invites pvt players for wheat storage
3.   CIPHET commercialises custard apple pulper, micro-encapsulation system
4.   Japan Purchases 1,500 Tons of Feed Barley, Ministry Says
5.   Assocham-UNIDO tie up to boost agro industries
6.   EU meat consumption and production falls
 
 
 
 
APEDA News
Today's Leads
Market Watch
Commodity-wise, Market-wise Daily Price on 29-02-2012
Domestic Prices
Unit Price : Rs/Qtl
Product
Market Center
Variety
Min Price
Max Price
Rice
1
Gauripur (Assam)
Other
1600
2400
2
Dahod (Gujarat)
Fine
2300
2450
3
Jammu (Grain Mandi) (J & K)
Other
5400
5700
4
Bangalore (Karnataka)
Dappa
1500
1800
Apple
1
Fruit Market (Maharashtra)
Apple
4000
2200
2
Sakhigopal (Orissa)
Other
8000
9000
3
Kanpur(Grain) (U.P.)
Delicious
5720
5760
4
Metchua (W.B.)
Other
5900
6800
Groundnut
1
Badepalli (J & K)
Local
3532
4956
2
Bhavnagar (Gujarat)
G20
4475
4625
3
Bagalakot (Karnataka)
Gejje
1489
4350
4
Mumbai (Maharashtra)
Other
5000
5800
Tomato
1
Bowenpally (A.P.)
Tomato
250
800
2
Kharupetia (Assam)
Local
600
800
3
Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
Other
250
500
4
Mandi(Mandi) (H.P.)
Other
800
1300
Egg
Rs per 100 No.
Price on 29-02-2012
Product
Market Center
Price
1
Banglore      
280
2
Chittoor      
285
3
Delhi      
295
4
Mumbai      
290
Source:www.e2necc.com
International Prices
Unit Price : US$ / package
Price on 29-02-2012
Product
Market Center Origin Variety Low High
Onion Dry     Package: 50 lb cartons 
1
Atlanta
Chile
Yellow
28
28
2
Boston
Mexico
Yellow
21
22
3
Chicago
Peru
Yellow
23
23
Apples       Package: cartons tray pack
1
Atlanta
Michigan
red delicious
29
29
2
Baltimore
Washington
red delicious
28
28
3
Philadelphia
Vermont
red delicious
18
18
Bananas     Package: 15 lb cartons
1
Chicago
Guatermala
Baby
14
15
1
Columbia
Ecuador
Baby
13
13
1
Detroit
Colombia
Baby
14
14
Source:USDA
 
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