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Monday, August 3, 2015
India to complete sequencing of wheat genome in three years
August 3, 2015 India to complete sequencing of wheat genome in three years   India, which is a partner of the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), hopes to conclude its sequencing of the wheat genome in three years, acc ...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
India to clamp down on wheat imports with 10% duty
Sufficient supplies of wheat in India has prompted the government to consider imposing a 10% import duty on the grain since a tariff was last implemented eight years ago, Reuters reported.
Friday, July 3, 2015
India mulls over 10% tariff on wheat imports
July 3, 2015 India mulls over 10% tariff on wheat imports Adequate stocks of wheat, coupled with a bumper harvest in the 2014-15 crop year, had prompted India into mulling over a 10% import duty to control shipments.  With no such tariff at ...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
India's wheat procurement rises close to 2% for 2015-16
May 26, 2015 India's wheat procurement rises close to 2% for 2015-16   While the quality of India's wheat is expected to be marred by hailstorms and rains in the country, the government has raise its wheat procurement for 2015-16 to 26.47 m ...
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Biggest Australian wheat imports into India in five years
April 2, 2015 Biggest Australian wheat imports into India in five years 80,000 tonnes of wheat from Australia has been purchased by India, making the volume the largest of such imports by the country in five years, according to trade source ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
10% drop in Indian wheat procurements due to rain
March 25, 2015 10% drop in Indian wheat procurements due to rain Unseasonal rains in March have affected wheat procurements in India, and the Food Corporation of India (FCI) expects a 10% drop of such, the Economic Times reported. Adverse w ...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Sluggish wheat output in India seen this year
March 3, 2015 Sluggish wheat output in India seen this year   India's wheat output is expected to slow down again in 2015, extending a period of weak production since 2013. This threatens to undermine the country's effort to regain its stat ...
Friday, February 27, 2015
Good prospects seen for India's 2015 wheat crop: official
India's wheat crop prospects for 2015 appeared to be better than last year's on good weather conditions, a top farm ministry official told Reuters. "So far, the crop health and overall prospects look better than last year, but we are watchi ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Wheat-abundant India hikes price support for farmers by 3.5%
November 11, 2014 Wheat-abundant India hikes price support for farmers by 3.5% India has announced it will raise the price it will pay farmers for wheat harvested in April next year, raising the prospect of further adding to the overflowing ...
Monday, July 28, 2014
India to release 10 million tonnes more wheat into market
July 28, 2014 India to release 10 million tonnes more wheat into market India will release another 10 million tonnes of wheat in the open market, according to the country's food minister, Ram Vilas Paswan. The move is intended to maintain c ...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
India's government wheat procurement up 12% to 28 million tonnes
July 2, 2014 India's government wheat procurement up 12% to 28 million tonnes The Indian government's wheat procurement took in about 28 million tonnes of the grain, rising by 12% compared to 25 million tonnes last year. According to data f ...
Monday, May 19, 2014
Study: India can export 10 million tonnes of wheat annually
India can export up to 10 million tonnes of wheat each year if the country is able to maintain production level of about 95 million, study says. Export of the crop is the only ideal option to avoid massive spoilage. About 40% of grains wort ...
Friday, March 14, 2014
India's wheat prices may soar to US$290 per tonne
March 14, 2014 India's wheat prices may soar to US$290 per tonne Buoyed by Ukraine's supply which is likely to be hit by the escalating political turmoil, Indian wheat is likely to fetch a price as high as US$290 a tonne in global markets i ...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
India's 2014-15 wheat, rice and corn exports may decline 29%
February 20, 2014 India's 2014-15 wheat, rice and corn exports may decline 29% Due to sluggish global prices, India's exports of wheat, rice and corn are expected to drop sharply by 29% to 13.5 million tonnes in the 2014-15 marketing year, ...
Monday, February 17, 2014
India's 2014 wheat output may reach 95.6 million tonnes
February 17, 2014 India's 2014 wheat output may reach 95.6 million tonnes   India's farm ministry forecast a record 95.6 million tonnes wheat harvest in 2014, which could add to already overflowing granaries and put pressure on the governme ...

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