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Pulses import to fall by 20% in FY18 on better domestic output

Huge orders placed by importers last year had to be honoured even after crop improved, post drought ...(Read More)

Commodity Markets: Agri Commodity: In view of Mr. Pradeep Ghorpade, CEO, IPGA, what is the Pulse Import, Fumigation and Consumption?

There is a record production of pulses in the country this year, but despite this, the import of pulses has been good, even in 2017-18, import may remain less ...(Read More)

Commodity News : Agri: Import duty on Tur as it is not applicable on nations exporting to India

Center Government has recently imposed the import duty on tur in order to raise the prices of tur and to give a fair proportion to the farmers...(Read More)

Fumigation exemption deadline extended by 3 months

The Centre today extended till June the deadline on exemption given to traders for fumigating all imported agri-commodities including pulses at Indian ports instead of the country of origin....(Read More)

Fumigation exemption deadline extended by 3 months for agri-items

New Delhi, Mar 30 (PTI) The Centre today extended till June the deadline on exemption given to traders for fumigating all imported agri-commodities including pulses at Indian ports instead of the country of origin...(Read More)

Fumigation exemption deadline extended by 3 months for agri-items

The Centre today extended till June the deadline on exemption given to traders for fumigating all imported agri-commodities including pulses at Indian ports instead of the country of origin...(Read More)

Pulse traders demand lifting of export ban

In view of bumper crop and stable prices in the market, pulse traders on Saturday demanded "removal of stock limits" and "lifting of ban on exports" of pulses, particularly for the varieties which are traded below the minimum support price (MSP)..(Read More)

IPGA expects extension for MBR fumigation of pulses

The India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA) is expecting the Centre to permit "a three month" extension after March 31 to continue fumigation of imported shipments of pulses and lentils at ports with methyl bromide, an official said...(Read More)

Govt considers raising import duty on pulses

The government is studying a proposal to raise the import duty on pulses, but hasn't reached at any final conclusion. Bumper output this season has led to a slide in prices....(Read More)

Likely import curbs worry lentil traders

PUNE: Bumper produce of tur, moong pushed up prices below MSP by the government India's lentils traders and its government seem to have two different sets of problems...(Read More)

Pulses trade on the agenda for India-Canada talks

Lawrence Macaulay, agriculture minister of Canada has begun a five-day visit to India. He is leading a 20 member delegation of Canadian agri-food companies and associations....(Read More)

Pulses players oppose government direction on MBR fumigation for imports

Lentils players across the country have raised concerns over the government’s directives on the compliance of Methyl Bromide (MBR) fumigation for imported pulses.....(Read More)

Govt mulls extending fumigation exemption for Canadian pulses

The government will consider extending the exemption given to traders for fumigating pulses imported from Canada at Indian ports instead of the country of origin....(Read More)

Government mulls extending fumigation exemption for Canadian pulses

The government will consider extending the exemption given to traders for fumigating pulses imported from Canada at Indian ports instead of the country of origin....(Read More)

India Pulses and Grain Association asks government to resume pulses export

The government will consider extending the exemption given to traders for fumigating pulses imported from Canada at Indian ports instead of the country of origin.....(Read More)

India Pulses and Grain Association asks government to resume pulses export

IPGA the nodal body for the trade of pulses in the country, recently submitted a representation to the government urging it to review and remove the current export ban on pulses in the country.....(Read More)

Trade body seeks removal of export ban on pulses

The India Pulses and Grain Association (IPGA) has submitted a representation to the government, urging it to review and remove the current export ban on pulses....(Read More)

What the pulses sector is expecting from the upcoming Budget

In an interview to CNBC-TV18’s Manisha Gupta, Pravin Dongre, Chairman at IPGA spoke about what the pulses sector is expecting from the upcoming Budget....(Read More)

Fears of pulses from Canada, India renewal of exemption.

Fumigation Rule halt imports due to fears of pulses from Canada, India renewal of exemption....(Read More)

Tur price falls below minimum support price on bumper output estimates.

Farm technology companies see increasing role in helping farmers' income Tur price falls below minimum support price on bumper output estimates....(Read More)

IPGA demands removal of stock limit restrictions on pulses.

PUNE: The India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA) has argued that importers, wholesalers and millers should be exempted from stock limits, both by quantity and time....(Read More)

Lentils also harm farmers in increasing production, sales are well below the MSP.

pulses was getting trounced by the government and the farmers increase production, farmers are not taking the trouble to stop name. Farmers are still not getting fair prices....(Read More)

Plea to remove pulses’ stock limit.

The India Pulses and Grain Association has asked the government to remove the stock limit for pulse importers, wholesalers and millers so as to ensure smooth supply of pulses in the domestic market....(Read More)

Remove stock limit on pulses importers, wholesalers: IPGA.

new Delhi. A few days ago, the production of The government should remove stock limit on pulses importers, wholesalers and millers to ensure smooth supply of the commodity as well as start selling dals through ration shops to incentivise farmers to produce more, industry body IPGA has demanded in its Budget wish-list....(Read More)

Remove stock limit on pulses importers, wholesalers: IPGA.

new Delhi. A few days ago, the production of The government should remove stock limit on pulses importers, wholesalers and millers to ensure smooth supply of the commodity as well as start selling dals through ration shops to incentivise farmers to produce more, industry body IPGA has demanded in its Budget wish-list....(Read More)

Remove stock limit on pulses importers, wholesalers: IPGA

The country imported 5.8 million tonnes last fiscal as production was affected due to drought.....(Read More)

Pulses prices fall below MSP; lifting of export ban sought

PUNE: Pulses traders have demanded lifting of the decade-old ban on export of the commodity ....(Read More)

Arhar prices fall below MSP after bumper crop

Prices may dip further once the harvest from Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh hits markets in January....(Read More)

Remove stock limit on pulses importers, wholesalers: IPGA

The government should remove stock limit on pulses importers, wholesalers and millers to ensure smooth supply of the commodity....(Read More)

Farmers' pulse down as rate slips below MSP

NEW DELHI: Prices of pulses have fallen far below the minimum support price (MSP) levels this season....(Read More)

Remove Stock Limit on Pulses Importers, Wholesalers:IPGA

The government should remove stock limit on pulses importers, wholesalers and millers....(Read More)

Farmer's Pulse Down As Rate Slips Below MSP

NEW DELHI: Prices of pulses have fallen far below the minimum support price(MSP) levels this season,...(Read More)

Bumper pulses output likely this year

Sowing acreage has been higher and crop estimates more optimistic in the kharif season....(Read More)

Moong falls below MSP despite govt buying

Prices of moong (green gram) have slipped below the minimum support price (MSP) in mandis despite procurement by government agencies. .....(Read More)

Moong falls below MSP despite govt buying (Business Standard)

Prices of moong (green gram) have slipped below the minimum support price (MSP) in mandis despite .....(Read More)

Reading the pulse-Subramanian panel has many good, and afew bad, proposals

Like most committees set up routinely to go into sector-specific issues, the Arvind Subramanian panel.....(Read More)

Food minister asks traders to bring pulse prices below Rs 100/kg (Business Standard)

Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan had directed state governments, traders and importers to bring down the prices of pulses.....(Read More)

Government to fix prices of essential items, even packed ones (The Times of India)

Once the central or state government fixes and notifies the retail sale price, retailers cannot sell.....(Read More)

Without procurement support, moong prices sink below MSP (Business Line)

Procurement agencies’ failure to intervene in the market has caused the price of the new greengram.....(Read More)

Indian output of pulses to hit record high, drag on prices (Moneycontrol)

India's production of summer-sown pulses is likely to surge to a record high this year, dragging down.....(Read More)

Why there’s something black about dal prices (Hindustan Times)

Pulses are still expensive but they shouldn’t be. Wholesale prices have fallen sharply in the past six months but retail prices.....(Read More)

33% rise in sown area boosts hopes of dip in pulse prices (The Times of India)

It may take time for India to be self-sufficient in meeting its domestic demand of pulses, but the ongoing...(Read More)

As pulses prices plunge, Maharashtra starts procurement at minimum support price (The Financial Express)

With prices of moong dal falling below the minimum support price (MSP), the Maharashtra government has directed NAFED...(Read More)

Consumers yet to reap benefit of fall in wholesale price of pulses (The Hindu)

Even as the wholesale price of pulses are gradually falling the consumers are yet to reap its benefit...(Read More)

Centre's action cools off dal prices (The Times of India)

Prices of all major pulses have crashed, and arhar, in particular, is now selling...(Read More)

Pulses prices fall, it's farmers' turn to cry (The Economic Times)

The pulses story has taken a Uturn. Till a few weeks back, the prices were so high that the average...(Read More)

A bumper kharif harvest likely (The Economic Times)

India is heading towards a bumper kharif harvest, said farmers, traders and agriculture...(Read More)

Pulse prices dip on increased sowing (The Indian Express)

LAST year, when prices of dal touched the sky, the state and central governments had announced...(Read More)

Monsoon boost for Kharif sowing; pulses up by 33% (The Financial Express)

Excess or normal monsoon rains received across 93% of the regions in the country so far has given a big boost to the sowing...(Read More)

Heavy rains bring down prices of pulses (The Economic Times)

Sowing reports from across India's pulses growing regions have indicated a bumper area under...(Read More)

Clarion call to bring more land under pulses cultivation (The New Indian Express)

On the occasion of its founder M S Swaminathan’s 91st birthday, the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF)...(Read More)

India's pulses import jumps 50% to Rs.25,500 cr in FY16 (The Dollar Business)

India’s imports of pulses increased by 50 percent in terms of value to Rs.25,691 crore in the last fiscal of 2015-16, with imports totaling 5.8 million tonnes....(Read More)

To meet demand, pulse production must double by 2050 (City - Times of India)

India needs to double its production of pulses by 2050 to be able feed its population at that time...(Read More)

Black marketing not main reason for price rise: FM (Press Trust of India)

New Delhi, Aug 5 (PTI) Black marketing is not the only reason for food inflation in the country...(Read More)

No sign of let-up in pulses imports (The Hindu Business Line)

India's pulses imports are expected to remain high in the current financial...(Read More)

Does the Modi government have its finger on India’s pulse? (The Economic Times)

Maybe I’m starting to see ghosts in dark corners. Why else do we have Mahant Avaidyanath, the late head of the Gorakhnath Temple.....(Read More)

Rains support RBI rate cut, may bring down pulses price: BofA-ML (DNA India)

The Reserve Bank is expected to cut key interest rate by 25 basis points....Read More

Centre asks states to remove taxes on essential food items (DNA India)

Government has asked the states to remove all local taxes on essential food items....Read More

Chana Supply Expected to go Up from Sept (The Economic Times)

Chana prices have remained firm amid low supply and robust demand, but the industry expects supply and robust....Read More

Dip in pulse import, but no price hike expected (The Indian Express)

The First quarter of the current fiscal has recorded a dip in the import of pulse....Read More

IPGA Launches Water Resource Revival project to help farmers in drought hit regions (Business Star)

India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the apex body for the pulses and grains....Read More

Group of officers to monitor hoarding of pulses, food items (Business Standard)

The central government has set up a group of officers from various enforcement agencies for regular monitoring and exchange....Read More

India imports over 7 lakh tonnes of pulses in Apr-May (Business Standard)

India has imported over 7 lakh tonnes of pulses during April-May of this fiscal to meet domestic demand, Parliament was informed on Tuesday....Read More

Indian govt readies mega pulses plan to rein in inflation, boost supply (Business Standard)

The government is readying a new policy framework to rein in the inflationary impact and stabilise...Read More

Pulses and cereals are key worries in inflation (Business Standard)

The latest bout of Consumer Price Index (CPI)-based inflation was caused by vegetables, but prices of these items are not as worrisome...Read More

Centre directs ED, others to recover illegally stored chana (Business Standard)

The Centre has directed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and other authorities to conduct nationwide raid on godowns and warehouses...Read More

Agri firms see hurdles in investing in Africa (Business Standard)

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tour to Africa has revived enthusiasm over agriculture...Read More

How / why pulses prices are high in retail though they have fallen in wholesale. (ABP News)
Indians go for cheaper pulses as tur dal prices keep rising (The Economic Times)

High prices of tur (arhar) dal are driving consumers to newer and cheaper varieties of pulses ...Read More

How to rein In soaring pulse prices (The Economic Times)

India has a peculiar problem with pulses. It is in demand from lots of Indian ...Read More

Why govt needs to raise pulses production and not rely on hiking imports from Mozambique (F-Business)

Just ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Africa visit beginning today, the Union Cabinet approved a long-term contract with Mozambique...Read More

Amid all actions, poor man's protein still missing from fields and plates (The New Indian Express)

The sky rocketing prices of pulses has been a constant source of discomfort to the Centre for a long...Read More

Who Stole My Dal? The Story Behind Rising Costs of Pulses (The Quint)

The United Nations have declared 2016 as the Year of Pulses. Ironically, India – one of the major consumers of pulses is facing ...Read More

Dip in June sowing, but IPGA says it won't affect prices of pulses (The Indian Express)

Absence of rains in June has affected sowing of pulses across the country, with sowing of mung recording the greatest dip. This, the Indian Pulses and ...Read More

Pulses import may rise to 5 million tonnes in Apr-Dec (DNA India)

India is likely to import about 5 million tonnes of pulses during April-December period of this fiscal, largely by private traders, to boost domestic supply ...Read More

Pulses import up 44.19 percent in July-May (Business Recorder)

The country's pulses import grew to $528.168 million in July-May 2015-16, up by 44.19 percent, official figures say. The total rise in the pulses import ...Read More

Delivering India from soaring pulses prices; ICAR rides to the rescue (The Financial Express)

Public-sector research institutions have developed various varieties of rice and wheat leading to increase in production, while in case of pulses and ...Read More

Kharif sowing picks up as monsoon advances (The Hindu)

Last season pulses were planted in 22.25 lakh hectare till the same time. The sowing of coarse cereals is down as well at 37.15 lakh hectare against ...Read More

Pulses import may rise to 5 million tonnes in Apr-Dec (Dainik Bhaskar)
Govt to import 5mt pulses (Financial Chronicle)

India, the world's largest Producer of pulses, is likely to import about 5 million..Read More

Interview of Mr. Bimal Kothari, Vice Chairman, IPGA on recent proactive initiatives on pulses highlighting how importers are supporting the government of making affordable.
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