Freight Rate

Feb 28, 2015 at 13:40 | Source:
The government has already hiked freight rates in Rail Budget for FY16. Freight rate was hiked by 10 percent for urea companies. There were slew of measures taken to revive fertiliser sector.
Feb 28, 2015 at 11:15 | Source:
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday announced a 2.7 percent hike in freight rates for cement in the Railway Budget 2015-16.
Feb 26, 2015 at 19:34 | Source: PTI
In its reaction, domestic ratings agency India Ratings said cement manufacturers will be hit the most by the hike in freight charges for ferrying cement (2.7 percent), coal (6.7 percent) and slag (2.7 percent).
Feb 26, 2015 at 16:56 | Source:
The market fell nearly a percent on Thursday with the Nifty ending the F&O expiry session below 8700-mark. Railway Budget was a dampener as Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu raised freight rates on several commodities.
Feb 26, 2015 at 15:35 | Source:
In a post-Budget interaction with the media, Prabhu said a sum of Rs 6,581 crore has been approved to remove around 3,500 level-crossings. He said the ministry has rationalised freight rates in terms of classification.
Feb 26, 2015 at 14:40 | Source:
The government has also hiked freight rate by 6.3 percent for coal, 0.8 percent for iron & steel companies. However, freight rate is lowered by 1 percent for high speed diesel. The government is eyeing to rake in Rs 1.21 lakh crore in FY16 versus Rs 1.06 lakh crore in FY15.
Feb 26, 2015 at 14:23 | Source: PTI
The railway Budget proposals, presented by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in Parliament Today, proposed to hike freight rates for 12 commodities in the range of 0.8 percent to 10 percent.
Feb 26, 2015 at 14:18 | Source:
The government has also hiked freight rate by 6.3 percent for coal, 10 percent for urea, 0.8 percent for iron & steel companies. However, freight rate is lowered by 1 percent for high speed diesel. The government is eyeing to rake in Rs 1.21 lakh crore in FY16 versus Rs 1.06 lakh crore in FY15.
Feb 26, 2015 at 14:17 | Source: PTI
Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi government for 2015-16, he made adjustments in freight rates that exempted salt but would hike rates on carriage of cement, coal and coke, iron or steel and petroleum products.
Feb 26, 2015 at 14:00 | Source: Reuters
However, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said there would be no increase in passenger rail fares.
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Automotive - Sector  

Source:FirstPost - New Delhi: Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 percent in passenger fares and raised freight rates, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda`s maiden budget is likely to adopt a realistic approach in announcing new trains, lines and survey in view of the cash crunch of Rs 26,000 crore

2.23 PM Jul 7th 2014


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Sterling Inter  

compared to February, which was boosting some of the Nigerian light sweets, sources told Platts. Europe is the largest regional importer of Nigerian oil.West African Suezmax freight rates have fallen sharply in the last months, making the West Africa-to-Europe arbitrage more economical. Freight rates

10.28 AM Jul 4th 2014


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Rei Agro  

decisions by the Narendra Modi-led government may spoil the mood on Dalal Street." In a major decision, the Railways Ministry last week announced an across-the-board hike of 14.2% in passenger fares and 6.5% in freight rates. The decision met some stiff resistance and finally the government partially

6.53 PM Jun 29th 2014


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M&M Financial  

) remained tepid. The fall in volumes was much steeper for commercial vehicles (CVs) as industrial and construction activity remained sluggish leading to lower freight rates. Whether FY15 will turn out to be a better year will depend on what measures the new government announces to bolster growth. From

5.39 PM Apr 24th 2014


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Aban Offshore  

Ninety percent of the world`s traded goods, including vital natural resources, are moved by sea. Dealers said that due to higher commodity prices, shipments will slow down and with higher crude oil prices, offtake will fall, and in turn, freight rates should correct.

10.50 PM Apr 13th 2014


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Shipping Corp  

Shipping industry was in Doldrum.Now Freight rate and volume is picking us.New Govt should take effective steps to bring this co out of wood

4.03 PM Mar 21st 2014


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Shipping Corp  

Prices of new and secondhand ships started to rise last year on expectations of a recovery, though experts warn some shippers will still only break even this year and any recovery may fade after 2016 when overcapacity could again dampen freight rates. The global dry bulk seaborne trade is forecast

4.39 PM Mar 15th 2014


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Shipping Corp  

The shipping industry is poised to emerge from its longest downturn in three decades, buoyed by an end to years of overcapacity that have depressed freight rates since the end of a shipping boom in 2008.

4.38 PM Mar 15th 2014


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Cadila Health  

Agree with your assessment that Markets are volatile. In this i Include all markets including currency or Freight rates . So booking profits should b the norm . I just heard Jamal Mecklai . In Short he was saying go with flow ,The ability of rupee to strengthen is Limited. However People

4.24 PM Mar 6th 2014


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Shipping Corp  

2014 will play out on the big scale. Do you expect the recovery scenario to fully materialize over the course of the year, in terms of freight rate levels and how sustainable will this rebound be? We see a winding and potentially long road back to a fully sustainable market where the fleet is once

6.12 PM Feb 24th 2014

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