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Edible Oil Price: Relief news, fall in the price of edible oil

New Delhi. In the midst of rising inflation, there is relief news for the common man. Due to the breakdown of edible oils in foreign markets last week, almost all edible oilseeds including mustard, groundnut, soybean oil-oilseeds and cottonseed, crude palm oil (CPO), palmolein oil prices in oil-oilseeds markets across the country. ) recorded loss. There was no change in the prices of other oilseeds. Traders said oilseeds prices fell last week due to cheaper imported edible oils.

Importers’ oil is lying at the ports
Sources said that the price of CPO has weakened at the present time. The importers’ oil is lying at the ports and they are compelled to sell them cheaply after the sudden fall in prices. Apart from this, the next consignment of CPO, sunflower and palmolein oil will be priced at Rs 20-30 per kg less than the current price.

Edible oil prices expected to decrease by Rs 8-10 a liter in next 10 days
Sources said that in view of the sharp fall in global oil-oilseed prices, the government had called a meeting of oil unions and oil industry last week. In the meeting, representatives of oil associations and oil industry have assured to reduce edible oil prices by Rs 8-10 per liter in the next 10 days. The prices of edible oil and oilseeds are under heavy pressure in foreign as well as in the country, which is the main reason for the fall in prices.

Consumers are not getting the benefit of fall in prices
He said that despite assurances by the oil traders and representatives of oil organizations to reduce the prices of edible oilseeds by about Rs 10 a liter, the consumers are not getting proper benefit of the fall in global oil prices as the MRP is about 40-50 per liter as compared to the cost. Liter is more up to Rs. Even if there is a decrease of 10 rupees in this 50 rupees, then the consumers will not be able to get the proper benefit.

Giving an example, the source said, “The Argentine sunflower oil price at Kandla port is $1,550 per tonne or Rs 123.50 per kg. After adding the port cost and refining cost, the total cost will come to Rs 130 per kg. Now adding the cost of GST, packing and transportation on this, then the total cost is Rs 134 per liter. Now, if the margin of retail oil traders and refining people is also applied, then the price of this sunflower oil should be maximum Rs 145-150 a liter.

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He said that in the last two-and-a-half months, the prices of sunflower, soybean degum, palmolein and CPO have come down by Rs 75-85 a liter, but consumers are yet to get its due benefit. However, sources said that this sunflower oil is being available to the common consumers in the retail market at a price of Rs 190-200 per liter. Even after the reduction in the price, its price is only between Rs 180-190 per liter.

Need to control MRP in oil business
Sources said that there is a need to control the MRP in the oil business so that its MRP is more than the actual cost to a limit. Despite the sharp fall in the global edible oil prices and the meetings of the oil traders, neither the consumers, nor the farmers nor the oil industry are getting the benefit of the fall in edible oil prices.

Mustard oil is being sold in the retail market for around Rs 175 per liter
Sources said that the wholesale price including surcharge of mustard oil is Rs 135 per liter and in retail trade its maximum price should be Rs 155-160 per liter only. But in the retail market, mustard oil is being sold around Rs 175 per liter. He said that the new consignment of import of CPO, Palmolein will be cheaper by about Rs 20 per liter than the current weak price. The price of new consignments of sunflower oil is also expected to be Rs 25-30 cheaper than the current price.

Sources said importing edible oil from abroad is cheap, which is the main reason for the decline in edible oilseeds. . Similarly, soybean degum and palmolein have become cheaper than before, but it is too late to get its proper benefits.

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Sources said that the price of mustard seeds closed at Rs 7,215-7,265 per quintal with a loss of Rs 75 last week as compared to the previous weekend. Mustard Dadri oil declined by Rs 200 to Rs 14,600 per quintal in the weekend under review. On the other hand, mustard, pakki ghani and kachi ghani oil prices also fell by Rs 30 each to Rs 2,310-2,390 and Rs 2,340-2,455 per tin (15 kg) respectively. Sources said the wholesale prices of soybean grain and loose fell by Rs 90 each to Rs 6,360-6,435 and Rs 6,135-6,210 per quintal, respectively, in the week under review amid a general trend of declining trend.

Soybean oil prices also fall
Soybean oil prices also saw a decline in the week under review. The wholesale price of Soyabean Delhi declined by Rs 350 to Rs 13,250, Soyabean Indore declined by Rs 150 to Rs 13,150 and Soyabean Degum fell by Rs 300 to Rs 11,950 per quintal.

Groundnut oilseeds fell by Rs 25 to close at Rs 6,870-6,995 per quintal
Groundnut oil-oilseeds also declined due to the demand being affected due to expensive. The price of groundnut oilseeds fell by Rs 25 to Rs 6,870-6,995 per quintal in the reporting weekend. Groundnut oil Gujarat closed at Rs 16,000 per quintal with a fall of Rs 120 against the previous weekend’s closing price, while groundnut solvent refined closed at Rs 2,670-2,860 per tin with a loss of Rs 20.

CPO price declined by Rs 150 to Rs 11,150 a quintal
In the reporting week, the CPO price declined by Rs 150 to Rs 11,150 per quintal, while the price of Palmolein Delhi declined by Rs 100 to Rs 13,200 and that of Palmolein Kandla declined by Rs 100 to Rs 12,100 per quintal. Cottonseed oil price also closed at Rs 14,000 per quintal with a loss of Rs 350 amidst almost ended trading.

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