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Great Diwali for Cashew but Industry Not Satisfied

Indian cashew sector witnessed massive domestic sales in September and October. But according to the Industry estimate, the volume of sales from July 1, 2017, is at least 20% less compared to last year. Only July was worst to the cashew industry but the lost volume of July is certainly not a complete loss. The 20% […]

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Great Diwali Sales in White Wholes, White Splits & White Pieces

No raw cashew shortage but the content of white grades is said to be below 50%. Supply is not catching up with the demand. Small-scale processors are shutting their doors or searching for job-work providers because of the poor quality raw nuts and very low filling outturn.

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Festive Boom Period but Kernel Shortage

June was the best month for the Indian cashew industry. However, the industry suffered heavy losses in July. The lost sales of July seems to be in a fast recovery mode in September. Despite there is a shortage in each and every grade, it is severe in the splits and pieces category. This year’s retail sale […]

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Firm Trend in W240 may Continue Even After Diwali

This year’s crop-size may not be a new record in India but it is about 20% more, compared to last year’s poor harvest. The increase is said to be above 30% in the western region but there is some fall in the eastern region of Tamil Nadu. When ever the trees yield a bumper crop, […]

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Pre Onam Big Rush in Pieces & W240

Kollam is the center of Indian cashew industry despite there is year on year decrease in the capacity utilization. Production in the Kerala region will witness further downfall from the first day of Onam, i.e 25th August 2017. Indian food industry now needs  continuous and bulk supply of pieces for the Diwali preparations. So, the shortage may continue […]

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Delhi Market Emerges Strongest with the Support of GST & E-Commerce

At present, Only the Delhi market controls the Wholes category in the Indian cashew kernel. Still, there is no such competition from exporters or from Mumbai, Gujarat and any other well-known regions. Buyers from Delhi are enjoying the wholesale trade under GST by transferring the tax benefits to their suppliers. Under the VAT system; there […]

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What Happens During Diwali if Online Sellers Succeed in Selling W320/10 kg Pack Around ₹16000.

Online price of a 500g package of W320 is around ₹625-650. But for a 10 kg pack; it is about ₹18900 for W240, ₹16,900 for W320 and ₹14,000 for W400 in a big online market place! Something extraordinary may happen if online retailers get enough orders during the peak retail period in September!

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Global Prices should Increase in Dollar Terms

Current Delhi market for Premium W320 is around ₹9760/11.340 kilo/including GST/ Goa-Mangalore and for W240 about ₹10420/same conditions/Goa-Mangalore. Removal of interstate barriers and double taxation during the biggest festive season are responsible for the buoyant mood.  Those who have made export contracts under Euro terms have no problems but market equilibrium needs at-least 10% rise in Dollar terms.

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Indian Cashew Industry Selects HSN Code Chapter 08 for Shells, Husk and Rejections

Indian cashew sector is now almost unanimous about Chapter 08 of HSN codes for shells and other non-edible by-products. According to trade sources, there is a direction from a govt sponsored entity to use HSN codes of Chapter 08 for all these items. They think that the safest way is to follow the direction of the govt […]

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Demand Increases for Higher Grades & Jumbo Half

North Indian buyers are offering around  ₹10000/11.340 kilo/Premium Grade W240/including GST/August 1st Week/Goa-Mangalore. Price of W320 & Jumbo Half is ₹9500/Same Quantity/Same conditions/August 1st Week. Choice of the festive gift box industry is usually W240 or W320 but the food industry needs large quantity of splits and pieces.  

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Sellers Can Command the Kernel Market for Next 3 Months

This year’s Diwali festival will start from 19/10/2017 and continue till 23/10/2017. Diwali bonanza period for the cashew industry will begin from 24th July with the arrival of the auspicious Shravana month of the Hindu calendar. W320 is moving around ₹9300/11.340 kilo/including GST/immediate delivery. Whatever is the forward premium, sellers are not interested in August, September and […]

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Finally 5% GST Bracket for Cashew Nut

GST council has brought down the tax rate on cashew nut from 12% to 5%. Entire cashew sector of India will happily welcome today’s decision. Business activity in cashew kernel will improve even before the rollout of the GST. However, traders may take first few days of July to adjust to the new system.

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This June will be the Best Month of the Year for Indian Cashew Kernel

Exporters are buying W320 around ₹8600+VAT/11.340 kilo/Goa-Mangalore. Domestic demand is around ₹9350/Same quantity/including VAT.  Both buyers and sellers want huge turnover in June, i.e before the rollout of the GST. Trading community in the domestic market may avoid wholesale trade in the first few days of the next tax system. Even retailers may witness a boom period […]

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GST Rate on Cashew is Not Acceptable to West Bengal !

West Bengal’s finance minister Amit Mitra is the most important person after Union finance minister Arun Jaitly in the GST Council. Most probably, he will attend the June 3 meeting of the Council to fight against the GST rate on books, cinema, raw cashew, plastic, electricity, newsprint and rubber footwear. Cashew and some other products are not […]

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‘With in the State Trade’ & Imports will Suffer After the GST

Current VAT rate is 5 to 5.5 percent in the manufacturing region. It will become 12% after 40 days! So, processors and traders should share the 6.5 to 7% extra burden! Inter state trade now attracts 5 to 5.5 percent VAT on raw cashew in the manufacturing region, plus 2% CST (Central Sales Tax) during […]

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12% GST Slab for Cashew

Finally, the GST rates are announced. Dry fruits and cashew are under 12% Tax slab. Importers have to pay the basic customs duty and the GST during the import release from July 1, 2017 onwards. The negative impact of the GST rate will be on sellers who sell with in the state. Interstate traders may […]

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