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Mentha oil weakens on subdued demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Mentha prices declined by Rs 5 per kg at the chemicals market in the national capital today due to sluggish demand from consuming industries. However, other chemicals continued to trade in a tight range in limited deals and pegged at last levels. Marketmen said tepid demand from consuming industries against sufficient stocks position mainly led to decline in mentha prices. Menthol bold crystal, flake and prices were down by Rs 5 each to Rs 1,170, Rs 1,130 and Rs 1,050 per kg respectively. Following are today's quotations: Ammonium chloride (50 kg) Rs 950-1,800, Acetic acid (1kg) Rs 53-57, Ammonia bicarb (25 kg) Rs 500-600, Boric acid technical (50 kg) Rs 3,800-4,300, Borex granular (50 kg) Rs 2,100-2,400. Caustic soda flake (50 kg) Rs 2,250-2,350, Citric acid (50 kg) (China) Rs 3,850-4,250, Citric acid deshi (50 kg) Rs 4,100-4,600, Camphor slab (1 kg) Rs 430, Camphor powder (1kg) Rs 375, Glycerin (1 kg) Rs 100-150, Hexamine (1kg) Rs 98, Hydrogen peroxide (1 kg) Rs 30-40, menthol bold crystal (per kg) Rs 1,170, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,130 and mentha (1kg) Rs 1,050.
Paraffin wax (1 kg) Iran Rs 60-65 Paraffin wax (1 kg) Rs 70-80 Paraffin wax (1 kg) Indian Rs 70-75 Soda ash (50 kg) (Tata) Rs 1,325 Soda ash (50 kg) (Gujarat) Rs 1,320 Soda ash (50 kg) (DCW) Rs 1,320 Soda ash (50 kg) (Birla) Rs 1,315 Soda Hydro Sulphate (1 kg) Rs 100-130 Sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) damosha Rs 130 Sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) Rs 125 Sodium hydro sulphite safolite (1 kg) Rs 140-182 Sodium silicate(50 kg) Rs 1,100-1,500 Sodium nitrate (50 kg) Rs 2,100-2,350 Sodium nitrite (50 kg) Rs 2,500-2,700 Sodium bio-carbonate-tata (50 kg) Rs 1,400 Stable bleaching powder (25 kg) Rs 425-650 Tartaric acid France (1 kg) Rs 480 Thymol (1 kg) Rs 410 Titanium dioxide (1 kg) Rs 140-210 Oxalic acid (pcpl) 50 kg Rs 2,600-2,700 Zinc oxide (Kg) 140-185.

First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 14:42 IST
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