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'Indian wheat may get high price of $290/tn on Ukraine crisis'

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 20:22

The price of Indian wheat has risen by USD 15 in the last three weeks.

India's wheat, rice & corn exports may fall 29% in 2014-15

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 20:37

India's exports of wheat, rice and corn are expected to drop sharply by 29 percent to 13.5 million tonnes in the 2014-15 marketing year due to sluggish global prices, according to a USDA report.

FCI expects to earn Rs 3,400 cr from wheat exports

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 19:13

State-owned Food Corporation of India (FCI) is expecting to earn more than Rs 3,400 crore from wheat exports in the current fiscal.

FCI expects to earn Rs 3,400 cr from wheat exports

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 17:36

In August, the CCEA had allowed 20 lakh tonne (LT) of wheat exports from FCI's godowns in 2013-14 fiscal through public sector trading firms such as STC, PEC and MMTC.

'Govt can get Rs 25K cr by export of 17MT wheat lying in open'

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 15:52

The government could garner over Rs 25,000 crore by just exporting 17 million tonnes of wheat that are lying in open storage facilities of FCI, an Assocham study said.

Govt may reduce export price of FCI wheat: Thomas

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 15:25

Amid poor response from private traders for wheat export bids, Food Minister K V Thomas on Tuesday said the government may consider reducing the benchmark price of the grain to make exports viable and clear surplus stocks.

Govt okays export of 5 million tonne FCI wheat via private traders

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 18:55

The total wheat export permitted from FCI godowns now stands at 9.5 million tonne for this fiscal.

CCEA refers FoodMin's 5 MT wheat export proposal to GoM

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 12:24

The meeting of the GoM, headed by Pawar, is scheduled in the evening at 1700 hours in Parliament, sources added.

CCEA nod likely for additional 5 mn tonne wheat export

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 20:02

The proposal is also to permit recognised private traders to export the government-held wheat stocks along with state- run trading agencies such as MMTC, STC, PEC Ltd.

Govt mulls allowing private traders in export of FCI wheat

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 14:40

The government on Friday said it is working on a proposal to allow private traders in additional wheat export from the central stocks as part of its efforts to create space for the new crop.

Export 10 million tonnes wheat from FCI stocks in FY'14: CACP to govt

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 13:32

For the 2012-13 fiscal, the government has allowed 4.5 million tonnes of wheat export from the central stocks. Of this, 1.35 million tonnes has been shipped so far.

Govt hikes wheat MSP by Rs 65 to Rs 1,350 per quintal

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 14:38

The minimum support price of wheat has been increased by Rs 65 per quintal to Rs 1,350 per quintal, Finance Minister P Chidambaram told reporters here after the meeting.