May 16, 2022 8:10 am
The July 2 order imposed stock limits (“on all pulses put together, except moong”) of 200 tonnes for wholesalers, 5 tonnes for retailers, and last three months’ production or 25% of annual installed capacity (whichever was higher) for millers.
May 09, 2022 9:18 am
For now, though, the consolation is that there is little to no inflation in pulses, sugar, onion, potato and most summer vegetables. To that extent, food inflation isn’t yet “generalised” in India.
May 07, 2022 1:02 am
Geopolitical tensions, heat wave impacting food prices, especially of wheat, along with an overall increase in transportation costs due to fuel price hike have added to the surge in inflation rate, which had risen to a 17-month high of 6.95 per cent in March.
March 29, 2022 1:26 pm
With the world economy already shackled by Covid-related shortages and now reeling from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, prices of such basics as bread, meat and cooking oils have jumped across the world.
September 16, 2021 4:04 am
After imposition of stock limits in pulses, the central government has now increased the import window for pulses and soymeal, allowing imports to arrive not later than January 31, 2022.
July 05, 2021 8:34 am
Centre must lower import tariffs and reduce excise duty on diesel instead of reinstituting trade controls
February 10, 2021 9:07 am
Weather-enabled bumper production in India and ongoing global price recovery could provide opening for resolving farm crisis.
January 15, 2021 1:11 pm
In a world of near zero inflation and economic fallout from the coronavirus, Turkey stands out with annual consumer prices climbing to 15%, second only to Argentina among emerging markets and by far the highest in the OECD.
January 09, 2021 1:31 pm
FAO's global food price index has hit the highest since November 2014.
June 12, 2020 6:47 pm
India's Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) for the month of May stood at 9.28 per cent, according to a release by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI) on Friday.
February 25, 2016 6:55 am
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Former railways minister Dinesh Trivedi wished Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu all the best for the upcoming Railways Budget. He said he was little worried about the railways because railways is a basic system anywhere in the world, which adds to half percent to the GDP. If the railways doesn’t do well, you cannot contain even your food inflation.