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Select pulses drop on fall in demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Select pulses led by kabuli gram recorded a fall up to Rs 500 per quintal in their prices at the wholesale market today on fall in demand from retailers against sufficient stocks position.

Traders said besides fall in demand from retailers, ample stocks position on increased arrivals from producing belts mainly pulled down kabuli gram and other pulses prices.


In the national capital, kabuli gram small variety suffered the most by tumbling Rs 500 to Rs 7,000-8,000 per quintal.

Gram, gramdal local and best quality were down by Rs 100 each to Rs 4,600-4,900, Rs 5,100-5,500 and Rs 5,500-5,600 per quintal respectively. Besan Shaktibhog and Rajdhani quoted lower at Rs 2,200 each instead of Rs 2,300 each per 35 kg bag.

Masoor small and bold also drifted lower by Rs 100 each to Rs 3,600-3,700 and Rs 3,650-3,800 per quintal. Its dal local and best quality traded lower by a similar margin to Rs 3,700-4,200 and Rs 3,800-4,300 per quintal.

Urad too eased by Rs 150 to Rs 4,000-5,650 per quintal. Its dal chilka local, best quality and dhoya were down by Rs 200 each to Rs 5,000-5,100, Rs 5,100-5,600 and Rs 5,500-5,700 per quintal respectively.

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

Urad Rs 4,000-5,650, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 5,000-5,100, Urad best Rs 5,100-5,600, Dhoya Rs 5,500-5,700, Moong Rs 4,700-5,400, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,400-5,600, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,000-6,500 and best quality Rs 6,500-6,700.

Masoor small Rs 3,600-3,700, bold Rs 3,650-3,800, Dal Masoor local Rs 3,700-4,200, best quality Rs 3,800-4,300, Malka local Rs 4,100-4,300, best Rs 4,200-4,500, Moth Rs 3,600-4,000, Arhar Rs 3,850 Dal Arhar Dara Rs 5600-7,500.

Gram Rs 4,600-4,900, Gram dal (local) Rs 5,100-5,500, best quality Rs 5,500-5,600, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 2,200, Rajdhani Rs 2,200, Rajma Chitra Rs 7,000-9,300, Kabuli Gram small Rs 7,000-8,000, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 4,500-4,700, Peas white Rs 2,750-2,775 and green Rs 2,800-2,900.

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

First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 14:10 IST
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