Select seeds, edible oils down on poor demand

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Mumbai, Sep 8 (UNI) Prices of key seeds and edible oils, including palmolein and sunflower refined, today drifted lower on thin demand from bulk consumers in wake of larger stock arrivals from Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and some southern regions, traders at the Bombay Commodity Exchange said.

In oils (per kg) Groundnut raw, palmolein and sunflower dropped by Rs 15, Rs five and Rs three respectively on sluggish demand from bulk consumers and retailers at the terminal centres.

Similarly, linseed and rapeseed eased by Rs ten each on sustained heavy offers by stock holders in the face of surplus stocks at the markets.

In seeds (per quintal), groudnut kernal, sesameseed whitish and nigerseed varieties declined by Rs 75, Rs 200 and Rs 100 respectively owing to bumper crop season at the producing centres like Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and some parts of southern regions.

However, all de-oiled cakes remained steady, traders added.

Following are the spot rates of oilseeds (all figures in Rupees), as provided by the Bombay Commodity Exchange here: Oilseeds per quintal Oils per 10 kg Grd' kernel 3,400, Grd' Bold 60/70 4,460, G Nut Raw 680, Javas 60/70 4,540, Javas 70/80 4,240, Javas 80/90 4,100 Kardi (Export Qly) 3,250 Kardi expeller 880, Sesameseed: Seasame Expeller 710 Sunflower Exp 605 Whitish (98/2/ffa) 6,300 Sunflower Exp Ref 665 Whitish (95/5/ffa) 6,100 Cottonseed (Refined) 585 Brown (48/2/2) 4,550, Refined Palm Oil 475 Soyabeen Ref unq Rapeseed Ref 660.

Rapeseed Exp 636 Copra white 650 Brown (48/3) ) 4,350, Rice Bran 4-7 FFA 505 Rice Bran 385 Linseed 710 Castor Comm 680, F.S.G. 690 F.S.G. Kandla 665 Mowra 400 Neem 500 Karanji 439 Deoiled cakes (per MT) G N Extr 45 pc 18,450 Kardi Extr 6,400 Undec Cottonseed Extr 10,300, Brown 48/4 4,100 Rice Bran Extr 6,725, Sunflowerseed 3,000, Sunflower extr 11,000, Rapeseed N T, Rapeseed extr 10,800, Soyameal 48 pc..22,200 Nigerseed-4 4,980 Castorseed Bombay 3,250 Castor extra 5,150 Castorseed Disa 3,100 Castorseed Hyderabad 2,900 UNI AR OBB AG1845

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