Friday, 22 November 2013

Chilli Prices Up By 20 Percent Due To Damaged Crop In MP , 20th November 2013

Chilli prices have increased by nearly 20 % in the last one month. Rain during July-October has damaged the crop in Madhya Pradesh. At least 80 % of the 1st picking of chilli crop was washed away by rains in the State.

The price of 334 grade chilli, at Guntur in Andhra Pradesh increased 

Export demand from Bangladesh, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Indonesia also adding prices rise.

Chilli production in 2012-13 has been estimated at 12.99 lakh tonnes, down from 14.26 lakh tonnes a year ago

Monday, 18 November 2013

Red chilli expected to rule Around Rs 5,500-6,000 In Feb-Mar, 6 Novemer 2013


Farmers have been advised to take their sowing and planting decision on chilli with prices of red chilies expected to rule between Rs 5,500 and Rs 6,000 per quintal in February-March.

Normal production in the current year and good domestic and export demand will keep the prices rule at the same level as per an analysis carried out by Domestic Export and Marketing Intelligence Cell.

Cold stored samba chilli is trading around Rs 6,500-Rs 7,000 per quintal in Viruthanagar Market in Tamil Nadu.

India consumed around 70 to 80 % of its total production of 13 lakh tonnes and exported 20 to 30 % cent annually.

Andhra Pradesh share 53 % of total production of country, followed by Karnataka 8.23 %, West Bengal 7.69, Madhya Pradesh 7.20, Odisha 5.38, Gujarat 5.27, Maharashtra 3.51 and Tamil Nadu 1.77.