India shows a sharp decline in soyabean production; exports might take a hit


Decline in the production of soyabean during October 2019-September 2020 has resulted in limited availability of seeds for crushing and lower soyameal production during the year, if the estimates by Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) are any indication. The production of soyabean meal also came down by 13 per cent to 65.71 lakh tonnes […]

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India’s domestic natural gas output falls by 13 per cent in April-September


According to data available with state-sponsored Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) India’s domestic natural gas production fell by 12.9 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) to 13,939 million metric standard cubic metre (mmscm) in the first half of the fiscal. The fall was mainly attributed to operations becoming increasingly unviable for energy production companies with government […]

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Cardamom output in India likely to drop this year due to floods and dry spell: DASD


Cardamom production in India is likely to fall short in the current season due to the unprecedented floods and subsequent prolonged dry spell experienced in major growing regions in the country, according to the data compiled by the state-run Directorate of Arecanut & Spices Development (DASD), Financial Express reports. India is the second-largest producer of […]

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Zinc price to enter long term structural decline in 2021: Fitch Solutions


Zinc prices will edge higher over the remainder of 2020, continuing a strong rebound from the lows posted during the initial covid-19 outbreak, according to Fitch Solutions’ latest industry report. Zinc prices fell by 17.3% over the first three months of 2020, but have since recovered to post new highs for the year. Three-month zinc price averaged […]

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