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Gur prices down on subdued demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Gur chakku and pedi prices declined by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale gur (Jaggery) market in the national capital today due to muted demand amid increased stocks on fresh arrivals.

Muzaffarnagar gur market also depicted a weak trend with prices falling by up to Rs 75 per quintal on sluggish demand.

Marketmen said negligible demand due to offseason coupled with fresh arrivals from manufacturing belts mainly pulled down gur prices.

In Delhi, gur chakku and pedi prices slipped by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 3,400-3,500 and Rs 3,500-3,600 per quintal.

At Muzaffarnagar, gur Laddoo prices dropped from Rs 3,200-3,250 to settle at Rs 3,125-3,200 per quintal.

Gur Khurpa and Chakku also eased by Rs 50 each to end at Rs 2,900-2,950 and Rs 2,925-3,200 per quintal.

Following are today's rates (in Rs per quintal):

Gur chakku Rs 3,400-3,500, pedi Rs 3,500-3,600, dhayya Rs 3,700-3,800 and shakkar Rs 3,900-4,000.

Muzaffarnagar: Rasket Rs 2,650-2,700, chakku Rs 2,925- 3,200, khurpa Rs 2,900-2,950 and Ladoo Rs 3,125-3,200.

Muradnagar: Pedi Rs 3,150-3,250 and dhayya Rs 3,300- 3,350.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 14:57 IST