Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicAgri market

Topic: agri market

Indian food and agribusiness conglomerate Shreeji International enters Dubai market

Shreeji International has a presence in eight countries. Setting up the production unit in Dubai will provide it access to markets in the Middle East, South Africa, and Europe.

Farm laws debate missed a lot. Neither supporters nor Modi govt identified the real problem

Now that the farm laws are being repealed, a good starting point would be to understand what's worked well with the APMC mandi system and what hasn't.

Research shows intermediaries’ role is misunderstood. Local market realities more at play

Researchers associated with Pennsylvania University’s India study centre looked at agricultural markets of Bihar, Odisha and Punjab. They found that intermediaries are a rational response to the dominant structure of Indian farming.

All about Agridex, India’s first agricultural index to trade in commodities market

Agridex was launched on 25 May by the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX). It comprises 10 liquid commodities traded on NCDEX.

Covid crisis has shown India’s food policy must have buffer stocks at community level too

Easing of lockdown restrictions to revive Indian economy may suggest end of Covid-19 ordeal for agriculture. But gaps in food value chains show fight is far from over.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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