Sep 17, 2021 03:12 PM IST
To meet local shortages, the government has allowed import of genetically modified (GM) soyameal and it should give some relief to the poultry industry, it said in a statement.
- Sep 08, 2021 01:29 PM IST
Imports in 2020/21 marketing year ending October 31 could fall to 13.1 million tonnes, the lowest in six years, from last year’s 13.2 million, B.V. Mehta, SEA executive director, said in a virtual conference.
- Apr 24, 2021 01:50 PM IST
Climate researchers dive deep in their quest to avert a climate catastrophe.
- Mar 29, 2021 09:59 AM IST
When Ritesh Mehra, 43, enlisted for a four-month stint as captain on a liquid gas tanker last July, he never expected to be stranded at sea until spring.
- Jul 16, 2020 04:15 PM IST
In value terms, the edible oil shipments increased 52.36 percent to Rs 955.51 crore, against 52,490 tonnes valued at Rs 627.11 crore in 2018-19, it said in a statement.
- May 25, 2020 02:15 PM IST
The Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEA) also urged the government to ban the import of refined palm oils or palmolien in order to encourage domestic production.
- Jan 16, 2020 02:40 PM IST
"For now the risk of a major threat to oil supplies appears to have receded," the Paris-based IEA said in a monthly report.
- Jan 16, 2020 02:14 PM IST
The country's total vegetable oil imports declined to 11.28 lakh tonne in December 2019, compared to 12.11 lakh tonne in the year-ago period.
- Dec 13, 2019 03:17 PM IST
Out of the total vegetable oil import, the shipments of edible oil rose to 10,97,424 tonne in November 2019 from 10,73,353 tonne in the same month last year.
- Mar 15, 2019 02:35 PM IST
"Import of vegetable oils during February 2019 is reported at 1,242,533 tonnes compared to 1,157,044 tons in February 2018," Solvent Extractors' Association of India (SEA) said in a statement.
- Feb 14, 2019 01:47 PM IST
The country's total vegetable oil imports declined 3 percent to 12.75 lakh tonne in January this year compared to 12.91 lakh tonne in the year-ago period.
- Aug 24, 2018 06:52 PM IST
In a representation made to the ministries of finance, commerce and food, the Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEA) said about 800-1,000 tonnes.
- Feb 15, 2018 02:43 PM IST
India, the world's leading vegetable oil buyer, had imported 6,12,762 tonne palm oil in January 2017. The country's total vegetable oil imports increased by over 25 per cent to 12.91 lakh tonnes in January this year from 10.28 lakh tonnes in the year-ago.
- Jan 12, 2018 03:14 PM IST
India, the world's leading vegetable oil buyer, had imported 7,23,158 tonne palm oil in December 2016.
- Dec 14, 2017 12:10 PM IST
The world's biggest importer of edible oils bought 716,968 tonnes of palm oil last month, down 10.5 percent from a year ago, the Solvent Extractors' Association (SEA), a Mumbai-based trade group for oilseed processors, said in a statement.
- Nov 14, 2017 03:49 PM IST
India, the world's leading vegetable oil buyer, had imported 84.43 lakh tonnes of palm oils during the last marketing year (November-October).
- Sep 25, 2017 02:00 PM IST
Both the government and the industry should analyse the root cause for decline in oilseed cultivation and take appropriate policy initiatives, he said in a statement.
- Aug 26, 2017 02:55 PM IST
The first and second missiles "failed in flight" and the third "appears to have blown up almost immediately". It said the North American Aerospace Defence Command determined the missile launches did not pose a threat to Guam, which the North previously warned it would target if provoked.
- Jun 21, 2017 01:31 PM IST
Central state of Madhya Pradesh and neighbouring Maharashtra are top two producers of soybeans in the country, but both the states have not got enough rainfall for the sowing, the trade body said in a statement.
- Jun 07, 2017 01:48 PM IST
Though exports are showing an improvement in percentage terms, they are still lower when compared to the earlier years, it said in a statement.
- May 12, 2017 02:07 PM IST
Yesterday, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) recommended the commercial release of a high-yielding GM mustard variety, DMH-11, developed by Delhi University scientists.
- Feb 08, 2017 02:44 PM IST
During the April-January period of this fiscal, the shipment of oilmeal increased to 13,35,894 tonnes from 13,00,465 tonnes in the year-ago period.
- Jan 13, 2017 02:08 PM IST
India, the world's leading vegetable oil buyer, had imported 7,90,368 tonnes palm oil in December 2015.
- Dec 14, 2016 03:58 PM IST
India, the world's leading vegetable oil buyer, had imported 8,73,592 tonnes palm oil in November 2015.
- Dec 06, 2016 12:56 PM IST
The country had shipped 1,20,059 tonnes of oilmeal -- used as an animal feed -- in November last year.