Industry: Plantations (Tea, coffee, spices, rubber)


The United Planters Association of South India (UPASI) has opposed the tyre industry’s demand for zero import duty on natural rubber, saying that any attempt to disturb the import duty structure will
July 2, 2019, 4:41 p.m.

At the Erode Turmeric Merchants Association Sales yard, the price of finger turmeric increased by ₹400 a quintal, while the root variety rose by ₹200 a quintal.
July 2, 2019, 3:41 p.m.

Tobacco farmers in Andhra Pradesh are distressed over the low prices that their low-grade tobacco is fetching in the ongoing auctions.
July 1, 2019, 10:53 a.m.

Nearly 65 per cent of the turmeric that arrived at the mandis in Erode was sold on Wednesday. “On Wednesday, 3,900 bags arrived for sale.
June 19, 2019, 3:50 p.m.


Farmers return to tapping on global cues; tyre makers, however, don’t share optimism.
May 29, 2019, 7:57 a.m.

The arrival of turmeric for sale has been increased. At the Erode Turmeric Merchants Association Sales yard, finger turmeric was sold at ₹5,755-7,655 a quintal, root variety was sold at ₹5,419-6,899.
May 28, 2019, 3:51 p.m.

The domestic consumption of tea has been growing steadily.According to the latest data available with the Tea Board, the domestic consumption of tea, which was 927 million kg (mkg) in calendar 2014.
May 23, 2019, 3:32 p.m.

Spot turmeric prices and arrivals registered a decline at the markets in Erode.
May 23, 2019, 3:30 p.m.

Subdued export demand, especially to Pakistan, seems to have impacted tea prices at Kochi auctions. Sources in the trade said the export demand to Pakistan — one of the main buyers of South Indian CT
May 23, 2019, 3:18 p.m.

A volume of 13.39 lakh kg has been catalogued for Sale No: 21 of Coonoor Tea Trade Association scheduled for Thursday and Friday.
May 22, 2019, 4:04 p.m.