Menthol up on rising demand

Menthol bold crystal,menthol flake and mentha oil prices rose by Rs 5 each to Rs 1,710,Rs 1,640 and Rs 1,550 per kg,respectively.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: January 23, 2012 9:35:32 pm

Menthol prices rose by Rs 5 per kg in the national capital today,on increased demand from pharma and other consuming units.

Tight stocks following fall in supplies from producing regions and firming trend in futures market also supported the upside in prices.

Menthol bold crystal,menthol flake and mentha oil prices rose by Rs 5 each to Rs 1,710,Rs 1,640 and Rs 1,550 per kg,respectively.

Marketmen said increased demand from pharma and other consuming industries mainly influenced the prices.

They said tight supplies from producing belts in Uttar Pradesh mandies,also supported the rise.

The following are today’s quotations:

Ammonium chloride (50 kg) Rs 900-2,200,acetic acid (1kg) Rs 42-52,ammonia bicarb (25 kg) Rs 400-450,boric acid technical (50 kg) Rs 3,400-3,800,borex granular (50 kg) Rs 1,800-1,950.

Caustic soda flake (50 kg) Rs 1,600-1,700,citric acid (50 kg) (China) Rs 3,100-3,500,citric acid deshi (50 kg) Rs 3,000-3,700,camphor slab (1 kg) Rs 290,camphor powder (1kg) Rs 270,glycerine (1 kg) Rs 90-115,hexamine (1kg) Rs 85,hydrogen peroxide (1 kg) Rs 40-45,menthol bold crystal (per kg) Rs 1,710,menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,640 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 1,550. Paraffin wax (1 kg) Iran Rs 86 Paraffin wax (1 kg) China Rs 105 Paraffin wax (1 kg) Indian Rs 102 Soda ash (50 kg) (Tata) Rs 1,060 Soda ash (50 kg) (Gujarat) Rs 1,000 Soda ash (50 kg) (DCW) Rs 1,000 Soda ash (50 kg) (Birla) Rs 1,000 Soda Hydro Sulphate (1 kg) Rs 110-150 Sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) damosha Rs 105 Sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) china Rs 100 Sodium hydro sulphite safolite (1 kg) Rs 120-145 Sodium silicate (Qtl) Rs 1,050-1,200 Sodium nitrate (50 kg) Rs 1,650-1,800 Sodium nitrite (50 kg) Rs 1,850-1,900 Sodium bio-carbonate (50 kg) Rs 1,050 Stable bleaching powder (25 kg) Rs 350-450 Tartaric acid france (1 kg) Rs 440 Thymol (1 kg) Rs 1,100 Titanium dioxide (1 kg) Rs 180-250 Oxalic acid (pcpl) 50 kg Rs 2,650-2,700 Zinc oxide (Kg) 110-120.

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