15 APRIL 2017 Last Updated at 1:12 PM
Cashew kernel (No 180, 210, 240 and 230) were down by Rs 5 each to trade at Rs 1,060-1,070, Rs 930-940, Rs 880-890 and Rs 780-790, while its pieces (2, 4 or 8) placed lower at Rs 695-755, Rs 695-745 and Rs 595-655 per kg, as against the previous close of Rs 705-760, Rs 700-750 and Rs 600-660 per kg due to subdued demand from bulk consumers
dryfruits market during the week as prices of almond and walnut declined due to muted demand at prevailing higher levels amid adequate stocks in the market.
Besides, increased offerings by stockists coupled with higher arrivals from overseas markets further fuelled the downtrend.
Marketmen said fall in demand at current levels against adequate stocks position on increased supplies mainly led to the fall in almond and other dryfruit prices.
Lower advices from producing regions also dampened the trading sentiment to some extent, they said.
- Almond (California) prices drifted lower by Rs 100 to Rs 16,800-17,000 per 40 kg and its kernel rates also slipped by Rs 10 to end at Rs 595-600 per kg.
- Almond gurbandi and girdhi drifted by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 12,000-12,100 and Rs 5,400-5,500 per 40 kg.
- Cashew kernel (No 180, 210, 240 and 230) were down by Rs 5 each to trade at Rs 1,060-1,070, Rs 930-940, Rs 880-890 and Rs 780-790, while its pieces (2, 4 or 8) placed lower at Rs 695-755, Rs 695-745 and Rs 595-655 per kg, as against the previous close of Rs 705-760, Rs 700-750 and Rs 600-660 per kg due to subdued demand from bulk consumers.
- Kishmish Indian yellow and green dropped to Rs 4,400- 4,900 and Rs 4,900-8,400 from previous week's close of Rs 4,500-5,000 and Rs 5,000-8,500 per 40 kg, respectively.
- Pistachio hairati and peshawari prices fell by Rs 5 each to close at Rs 1,420-1,490 and Rs 1,540-1,590 per kg, respectively.
- Walnut and its kernel prices also drifted by Rs 5 each to end at Rs 285-435 and Rs 795-1,445 per kg. (MORE)
- Marketmen said reduced offtake by retailers as well as exporters, as demand declined at existing levels amid pick up in supplies from the producing belts, mainly weighed on prices.
- Black pepper prices drifted by Rs 10 to conclude at Rs 640-790 per kg.
- Cardamom brown jhundiwali and kanchicut prices fell by Rs 20 each to settle at Rs 680-700 and Rs 740-1,030 per kg.
- Cardamom small varieties such as chitridar, colour robin, bold and extra bold traded lower up to Rs 30 to finish at Rs 1,300-1,400, Rs 1,170-1,190, Rs 1,200-1,220 and Rs 1,300-1,320 per kg, respectively.
- Cloves prices eased by Rs 5 to conclude at Rs 550-650 per kg.
- Coriander and dry ginger traded lower at Rs 7,000-13,300 and Rs 11,500-16,500 as compared to last week's close of Rs 7,500-14,200 and Rs 12,000-17,000 per quintal.
- Mace-yellow declined by Rs 20 to conclude at Rs 1,030- 1,040 per kg.
- Red chilli and turmeric declined by up to Rs 600 to conclude at Rs 4,500-13,000 and Rs 7,200-10,400 per quintal, respectively.
- Jeera common and jeera best quality also fell by Rs 100 each to end at Rs 19,400-19,600 and Rs 21,900-22,400 per quintal, on subdued local and export demand.
- On the other hand, poppyseed (Turkey, U.P and MP-RAJ) prices rose up to Rs 20 to end at Rs 430-460, Rs 440-450 and Rs 460-485 per kg, respectively. (MORE)