Workers Attendance Problem Results in Kernel Shortage

Workers attendance is below 50% in most cashew factories in India on account of severe summer. Some processors are forced to give holidays w...

W320 Back to Normal but Difference Narrows Between W240 and W320

F.O.B price of W320 is moving around $4.80/pound/India/immediate shipment. The price increase is proportionate to the current Rupee apprecia...



Panic is the Final Result When Cashew Harvest Becomes a Massive Flood

Panic in the Indian raw cashew is not because of a sensational news from Jharkhand. According to some media reports, current raw nut price ...

Rupee Appreciation Shocks Indian Cashew Trade

Exporters buying interest is on decrease as there is no stop to the continuing Rupee appreciation.Their rate for premium W320 is ₹7800+VA...



Summer Demand Begins in Splits and Pieces.

Wholesalers are back in the Indian splits and piece grades with the anticipation of better retail sale from April onwards. Supply should tal...

Sky is the Limit : Now for Husk, Next for Shells?

Two Years ago, the per kilo price of cashew shells and cashew husk was around Rs10 and Rs3 respectively. But now the price of husk is Rs40/k...

Fixing Each Commodity Under A Suitable GST Slab Not Possible Till April

Roll-out date of GST in India is July 1, 2017. Finance minister thinks that there is enough time for each and every change, including the m...

Activity Improves in West Africa as Rupee Appreciation Continues.

Indian processors have started bulk purchases in West Africa because of the favorable exchange market. Their purchase price is above $1650/...

Firm Trend in Cashew Kernel Despite Fiscal Year-end Problems

Buyers entry in the Indian cashew kernel is slowly improving as raw cashew prices are still unworkable to the industry. W320 is moving aroun...

Soon GST Council will Decide Tax Rates on Individual Commodities

Suspense over the GST rate may finally end during this budget session of the Indian Parliament. Finance ministers from Kerala, Karnataka, Ta...

Kerala Budget : Rs 30 Crores for Cashew Procurement

Kerala is the most important state for the Indian cashew industry. Expectations were very high about this year’s budgetary sanction fo...

World Cashew.com Crop Report for March-April-May 2017 (2)

First Crop looks wonderful in the most important South Western region of India but the daily arrivals will pick up only from the second half...

World Cashew.com Crop Report for March-April-May 2017 (1)

Weather conditions are highly favorable for the cashew crop in India, Vietnam, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, and Guinea-Bissau. Moisture content in ...

What Happens when the Massive Harvest Period Begins?

Cashew kernel has entered the bearish phase but still the price of W320 is around Rs.8600/inclusive of VAT/11.340 kilo/Goa-Mangalore. Fall i...

Duty Hike on Cashew Kernel

Indian finance minister has increased the import tax on roasted and salted cashew nuts from the existing 30% to 45%. The term ‘Roasted...

Glut Like Situation in Raw Cashew but Slowdown in Winter Sales

Indian resellers are facing trouble in selling even a single container of imported raw cashew because of the unworkable price factor. More t...