First pan-India household gold consumption survey to be released in January

The India Gold Policy Center, a think tank at the Indian Institute of Ahmedabad sponsored by the World Gold Council, is likely to release the findings of its first pan-India household gold consumption survey in January. Professor Arvind Sahay, chairperson of the center, told indoasiancommodities.com that the survey, which would become a bi-annual affair from […]

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India’s manufacturing sector activity growth inches up in November 2019: IHS Markit

After  months of despair, India’s manufacturing sector activity inched up in November 2019, but the upturn remained subdued as growth rates for new orders as well as production were modest, a monthly survey said. The IHS Markit India Manufacturing PMI rose to 51.2 in November from 50.6 in October, when it had fallen to a […]

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Indonesia’s palm oil output, exports rise in July: survey; keeps export tax at zero for September

Production and exports of palm oil from Indonesia, the world’s largest producer of the vegetable oil, rose in July from a month earlier, said a Reuters survey of two industry groups and a state palm oil research firm. Palm oil production is expected to have reached 3.897 million tonnes in July from 3.45 million tonnes […]

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Finland most attractive for mining investment; India not on the list – survey

Finland is the most attractive jurisdiction in the world for mining investment, followed the Canadian province of Saskatchewan and the U.S. state of Nevada, but India is missing from the list altogether, according to the Annual Survey of Mining Companies by the independent Canadian think-tank Fraser Institute. “Rich mineral reserves, competitive taxes, efficient permitting procedures […]

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