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Wednesday, April 3, 2024
India's feed producers compete for corn with exporters and other industries
This year, India could produce around 28 million metric tonnes (MMT) of poultry feed, 16MMT of cattle feed and 3.5MMT of aquafeed.
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Rallying prices weaken export potential of India's corn in December
India's corn exports have almost ground to a halt since December due to a rally in local prices as a result of strong demand from the poultry and ethanol industry —making shipments from the country more expensive than those from rival ...
Thursday, January 11, 2024
Poultry association presses India to allow import of duty-free corn
The All India Poultry Breeders Association (AIPBA) demanded on January 8 that India permits duty-free imports of corn to meet the needs of the country's poultry industry amid a rise in grain consumption for ethanol production and insufficie ...
Monday, November 20, 2023
Report recommends permitting GM corn imports to support India's poultry sector
India's $30 billion poultry industry needs policy support in the form of allowing the import of genetically modified (GM) corn and measures to boost the production of key feeds, including soybean, a recent report said.
Thursday, December 15, 2022
India's poultry sector calls to restrict corn exports to stop rising prices
India's poultry sector has called on the government to ban corn exports to control increasing local poultry prices and ensure sufficient supplies of the main poultry feed, The Economic Times reported.
Thursday, August 25, 2022
The status of corn and soybean meal supplies and demand in India
Corn is the third most important food grain in India, accounting for about 10% of total cereal production.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
India allows 500,000 tonnes of corn imports at reduced 15% tax
The Indian government has authorised 500,000 tonnes of corn imports at a lower 15% import tax to increase feed supplies for the poultry industry, Reuters reported.
Saturday, May 9, 2020
India to supply five lakh tonnes corn for poultry sector
The State government of India has resolved to supply five lakh tonnes of corn for poultry feed in the coming days, reported The Hindu.
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Indian state gives 50% machinery subsidy for paddy, corn cultivation
To boost direct sowing of paddy and mechanised cultivation of corn during Kharif season, India's Punjab government has decided to give subsidy of up to 50% to buy the necessary machinery, reported The Economic Times.
Monday, March 23, 2020
India's chicken, corn prices crash as COVID-19 takes a toll
Chicken prices in India have crashed from INR90 a kg last month to INR20 in Mumbai as people are staying away from consuming poultry in fear of COVID-19.
Friday, November 1, 2019
India corn prices up despite easing of imports
The government's decision in June this year to allow the import of 100,000 tonnes of non-genetically-modified (non-GM) corn for feed use at a reduced 15% concessional duty, had little impact on domestic prices even as new kharif crop arrive ...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
India expected to import more corn
July 30, 2019 India expected to import more corn   India is bringing in more corn for chicken feed than ever before and is expected to purchase the grain at a record one million tonnes in the year starting in November.   According to Jaison ...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Indian poultry firms turn to Myanmar for duty-free corn
As local supplies dried up in the past few weeks, Indian poultry firms have found a new source for duty-free corn - Myanmar - Cogencis reported.
Monday, April 29, 2019
Indian poultry sector in Karnataka struggles with shortfall of corn
April 29, 2019 Indian poultry sector in Karnataka struggles with shortfall of corn Poultry farmers in the Indian state of Karnataka - who are recently affected by a shortage of corn amounting to over three lakh tonnes - have been notified o ...
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Ukraine's non-GM corns reaches India despite supply concerns
March 15, 2016 Ukraine's non-GM corns reaches India despite supply concerns   About 40,000 tonnes of Ukrainian corn had reached the hands of India's state-controlled trader, PEC Ltd, despite claims that it would be challenging to source non ...

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