Mumbai (Commoditiescontrol) – Domestic tur traded higher on Monday amid fresh buying from millers and traders despite regular arrivals.
In Mumbai market, Burma origin lemon tur both old and new declined Rs 50/100Kg on subdued millers buying activity, supply in container from overseas. While, commodity traded firm by Rs 75-100/100Kg at Delhi and Kolkata market owing to good demand from retail and wholesale counters.
Government directs FCI to procure chana/masoor till July 15. Nafed as on March 17 buys 5.47 LT tur.
Meanwhile, import cargo was frozen at Chennai & Tughlakabad sea port. The operation began from March 17.The Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) carried out extensive searches at container depots in Chennai and Tughlakabad, following a tip-off about large consignments of fake Indian currency notes being brought in through ports.
Domestic chana continued to trade higher in spot markets amid good millers buying support and slow arrivals on weather concern.
Similarly, Australia origin chana also gained at Mumbai, Mundra, Delhi and Kolkata on good buying despite consistent supply from overseas.
Prices of chana dal offered firm due to shortage of processed chana as crushing activity was reported slow. But, demand may get subdued in chana dal prices at higher rates, a vashi based trader said.
Kabuli chana of all counts in ready business moved up by Rs 200-300/100Kg at Indore market amid good trade activity from millers/exporters. Total supply of 35,000Bags (Each 100Kgs) had arrived in Madhya Pradesh out of which 9,000Bags reached at Indore pulse market.
In Delhi market, new crop of Kabuli chana of Karnataka and Maharashtra origin priced sharply higher on improved buying support and regular arrivals.
Burma origin urad was priced higher at Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi and Kolkata on fresh millers buying at current level, low stock, firm cues from Burma market. Demand from retailers were good against restricted supplies from producing belts. Arrivals of rabi crop urad is going on in Andhra Pradesh, but crop and yield is low in Srikakulum, Tenali and Krishnur district.
(By Commoditiescontrol Bureau; +91-22-40015513)