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Soya, groundnut crop may miss estimates

Third-part of a series on kharif crop looks at the oilseeds scenario

Sanjeeb Mukherjee  |  New Delhi 

The government, in its first advanced estimate of the 2016-17 kharif season, has projected a record output of 23.3 million tonnes (mt) of oilseeds crop. But it's a number that all stakeholders, including the industry, importers and traders, find hard to digest. The expected output for soybean is 14.22 mt, while groundnut production is pegged at 6.49 mt. Govind Bhai Patel, a leading trader in the edible oil sector, who visited Gujarat - the country's largest producing state - along with other industry players, found that the crop size in the state is 2.94 mt, almost double last ...

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Soya, groundnut crop may miss estimates

Third-part of a series on kharif crop looks at the oilseeds scenario

The government, in its first advanced estimate of the 2016-17 kharif season, has projected a record output of 23.3 million tonnes (mt) of oilseeds crop. But it's a number that all stakeholders, including the industry, importers and traders, find hard to digest. The expected output for soybean is 14.22 mt, while groundnut production is pegged at 6.49 mt. Govind Bhai Patel, a leading trader in the edible oil sector, who visited Gujarat - the country's largest producing state - along with other industry players, found that the crop size in the state is 2.94 mt, almost double last ...

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