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Why was the ban on agri-commodities trading extended? -Subramani RA Mancombu

-The Hindu Business Line The extended ban has affected the turnover of commodity exchanges * What are the agri commodities in which futures trading has been banned by SEBI? SEBI has banned futures trading in seven agri commodities, including the derivatives of two produce. The banned commodities are non-basmati paddy, wheat, chana (Bengal gram), mustard seed and its derivatives, soyabean and its derivatives, crude palm oil and moong (green gram). * Why were they...

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What is in store for India’s imports?

There is some respite expected for India in terms of prices of imported commodities. This may ease the depletion of its foreign exchange reserves. The country has faced a widening of its merchandise trade deficit from US$ -17.91 billion to US$ -26.91 billion between October 2021 and October 2022. The commodity price data provided by the World Bank in December 2022 (termed as The Pink Sheet) shows that energy prices plummeted by...

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Edible oil makers urge for lifting of futures trade ban on crude palm oil and soy oil on commodity exchanges -Sandip Das

-Financial Express SEA has stated that the ban on futures trade has deprived importers of hedging their price risks in rupee-denominated soya oil and crude palm oil futures on Indian exchanges. The Solvent Extractors’ Association (SEA) of India, a body of edible oil manufacturers, on Monday demanded lifting of ban on futures trade in soya oil and crude palm oil (CPO) on the commodity exchanges imposed on December, 2021, to ensure risk...

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Concessional customs duty on imported edible oil extended till March -Gireesh Chandra Prasad The government had in October 2021 announced concessional import duty on crude soybean oil, crude palm oil and crude sunflower oil till March 2022, which was once extended till end of September. This has now again been extended till next March, as per the order. NEW DELHI: The finance ministry has extended concessional basic customs duty and agriculture and infrastructure development cess applicable on edible oils by six months till end...

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Are we choosing the right solutions for reducing GHG emissions from the transport sector?

The transport sector is important for the smooth functioning of an economy. The supply chains for various products and by-products (both domestically as well as internationally) can work efficiently only if the transportation of raw materials and inputs, and final goods and commodities takes place without disruption.   Due to economic growth, India’s annual CO2 (i.e., carbon dioxide) emission has expanded from 1.19 billion tonnes in 2005 to 2.44 billion tonnes...

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