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Duty of ‘Bharat is to Enjoy Shining & Spread Shining’ (3)

According to Rigveda, Vishwamitra’s Brahma protects the people belonging to Bharata (Bhaarata)! Then who is Vishwamitra? Why even animals and trees want to go with him whenever he leaves or moves away from his abode. “Universe is his friend and he is the friend of the Universe”. That’s why he is Vishwamitra. —– ‘Indian foreign […]

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Duty of ‘Bharat is to Enjoy Shining & Spread Shining’ (2)

India i.e Bharat (Bhaarat) is a country of huge population. There is a proof that even during the ancient time, religion of the nation was supporting vyavahara, i.e self employment and job creation. “A fierce demon had to survive for a long time because of this reason. His end time started when the self-employment flourished […]

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Duty of ‘Bharat is to Enjoy Shining & Spread Shining’ (1)

Ancient name of India is ‘Bharat’. Meaning of the name ‘Bharat’ itself describes the duty of the entire nation! The country which has to remain in shining, spread the shining or spread with the shining can not progress under the lockdowns, shutdowns, curfews and unnecessary rules & regulations which harm the human, commercial, scientific, artistic […]

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Lockdown shatters in-shell-raw-cashew market in India

Selling price of 205 counts/kilo/semi-dry raw cashew is only Rs60/kilo in Maharashtra. But the 180 counts/kilo quality has buyers around Rs67/kilo. However, there is still demand for the 130 to 150 counts dry quality with the price range Rs78 to Rs90 per kilo. kernel market is waiting for the hotel and restaurant industry to open, […]

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Private-Sector Processors are Running Away from Raw Cashew

Domestic price of W320/kilo is around Rs650+GST/Goa-Mangalore. Local exporters are not getting adequate quantity as their buying rate is only Rs600+GST/kilo/without packing. Raw cashew market is struggling in Karnataka, Andhra, Tamil Nadu & Kerala because of the worst ever financial situation. Abundant raw cashew because of the delay in the arrival of East African 2020 […]

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Kernel improves even under lockdown but Raw Cashew moving on GOVT support.

Price of raw cashew is above Rs80/kilo in Karnataka and around Rs95/kilo in Maharashtra. Traders are sending some quantity to Goa, where the minimum support price is Rs100/kilo. According to some press reports, the govt of Goa might soon increase the support price and the new price will be Rs125/kilo! W320 is trading around Rs650+GST/kilo/Goa-Mangalore. […]

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Raw cashew sellers not showing selling interest

Retail price of raw cashew is on increase in Vietnam & West Africa. Both large-scale as well as small-scale farmers are mostly in a wait & watch mode. The prices are above Rs60/kilo. We think that the price factor is not at all an important factor this year ———-‘CURRENCY MARKET may witness hitherto unknown volatility’———– […]

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FY 2019-20 ended with a week long shutdown, FY 2020-21 entered bringing additional two weeks of shutdown with it!

Retail price of the raw cashew is Rs48 to Rs50/kilo in Vietnam & Cambodia. In the hilly regions of Vietnam, the average quality is available for Rs42 to Rs48/kilo! Vietnamese industry is in crisis because of the unreasonable export market. ‘Whatever is the raw cashew price, their kernel is selling below the cost price’! Prices […]

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Lockdown on the commercial activity results in sudden collapse

The complete shutdown of the interstate transport means the partial shutdown of the kernel as well as the raw cashew market. Kernel sent to the transport office is returning back to the factory warehouse. Double bonanza for exporters! Their buying price is only Rs.550+GST/Kilo/W320 as there is no competition from any of the North Indian […]

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Slowdown Ends in Indian Cashew Kernel

W320, W400, SSW and broken grades are in demand on account of the approaching Yugadi & other festivals. Price of W320 is Rs.660+GST, W400 is Rs.620+GST and broken grades are moving according to size color & quality. Whatever is the rate, nobody is showing interest in the rejection-mix imported pieces.

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‘The show must go on’ even if raw cashew is facing both buyer resistance & seller resistance

Retail price of per kilo undried raw cashew is Rs.80-85 in Vietnam, Rs.85-95 in Cambodia and Rs.90-105 in India. Sellers are not showing interest in selling but they need urgent money to cover their expenses. Buyers are facing cash flow problems but they can not shut down their industry. Raj Kapoor’s unforgettable dialogue from the […]

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Steady demand in India

Indians usually consume cashew wholes during the rainy & winter season and broken grades during the summer ice cream season. Cashew kernel is said to be helpful in maintaining the regular heat in the body and the Zink content of the cashew is said to be more helpful in fighting the Influenza like diseases. Therefore, […]

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Only 5 months for the Olympics!

Border trade of food items is a necessity for both China and Vietnam. Trading activity in cashew kernel will certainly witness a major boom when the Chinese govt lifts Coronavirus related restrictions. Indian consumption is on increase because of the falling price but bulk buyers are placing orders mostly under April payment terms. What will […]

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Uncertainty in Raw Cashew due to Heavy Arrivals from East Africa

Indian industry usually faces inventory shortage during the first two months of the calendar year. However, there is a change in the situation this year as the African 2019 harvest is still arriving/available in bulk quantity. February and March are not busy months but considered as the slack period in the Indian kernel market. Local exporters are supporting […]

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Sluggish Trend in North India, Local Exporters are the Main Buyers

Exporters’ buying rate for W240 is Rs.670+GST/kilo, for W320 Rs.625+GST/kilo, for W390 Rs.600+GST/kilo and for the W450 Rs.550+GST/kilo. North Indian buyers may give 5 to 10 percent more for the most premium quality but they are not showing much interest in bulk offers.

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Only 6 months for the Olympics!

This year, Vietnamese production and exports will resume in full scale soon after their New-Year holidays. They have adequate raw cashew for immediate processing and also have a supply guarantee from Cambodia. Cambodian 1st crop harvest may begin from the first or second week of February, Vietnamese from the Last week of February & the […]

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