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Last updated: 23 Feb, 2017  
 Agriculture


Australia to import Indian mangoes for first time
SME Times News Bureau | 24 Apr, 2017
Indian mangoes will be imported to Australia for the first time after protocols were revised to allow the Asian-grown fruit into the local economy, a media report said.
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JISL to build micro-irrigation project in Karnataka
SME Times News Bureau | 22 Apr, 2017
Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd (JISL) would build an integrated micro-irrigation project in Karnataka's Mandya district, a top official of the farm equipment maker said on Friday.
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Agriculture can be very profitable, says new book
SME Times News Bureau | 18 Apr, 2017
Contrary to popular opinion, agriculture can be a hugely profitable venture provided one has the right knowledge, says an agriculturist from Kerala.
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'18 states join electronic agricultural trading portal'
Saurabh Gupta | 13 Apr, 2017
Eighteen states have joined the eNAM (National Agriculture Market) and 13 of them have made necessary amendments to rules under their respective APMC Acts within a year of its launch, the government said on Wednesday.
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Centre approves potato procurement in UP
SME Times News Bureau | 12 Apr, 2017
The Union Agriculture Ministry on Tuesday approved procurement of potato under the Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) in Uttar Pradesh for 2016-17.
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Rain, winds damage wheat crop in Punjab, Haryana
SME Times News Bureau | 07 Apr, 2017
Heavy rain, hailstorm and strong winds have damaged nearly ready-to-harvest wheat crop in Punjab and Haryana, officials said on Thursday.
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Govt allows duty-free import of raw sugar
SME Times News Bureau | 06 Apr, 2017
The central government on Wednesday allowed duty free import of 500,000 tonnes of raw sugar following the estimates of domestic production this year being the lowest in the last seven years.
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Below normal monsoon expected in 2017
SME Times News Bureau | 28 Mar, 2017
Unlike 2016, many regions of the country would receive below normal rainfall this monsoon season, says a weather analyst.
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Sugar output to drop by 19 percent this year
SME Times News Bureau | 08 Mar, 2017
Country's sugar output is expected to go down by almost 19 percent this year, following anticipated poor crop yield in drought-affected states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
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Sugar production falls by 19 pc: ISMA
SME Times News Bureau | 03 Mar, 2017
India's sugar production from October 2016 to February 2017 is 162.45 lakh tonnes, a decline of 19 per cent compared with production of 199.43 lakh tonnes during the corresponding period of the previous year.
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  Customs Exchange Rates
Currency Import Export
US Dollar
65.55
63.85
UK Pound
84.25
81.45
Euro
70.65
68.20
Japanese Yen 60.45 58.40
As on 30 Apr, 2017
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Is Rupee appreciation a cause of concern for Indian exports?
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