Jeera ends lower on demand woes 31/12/2014

Jeera ends lower on demand woes
31/12/2014 09:53
Jeera prices closed lower by 0.26 per cent on Tuesday at the National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX) on account of a surge in the supply from the producing regions in the midst of a decline in the export demand. At the NCDEX, jeera futures for January 2015 contract closed at Rs. 15,640 per quintal, down by 0.26 per cent, after opening at Rs. 15,525 against the previous closing price of Rs. 15,680. It touched the intra-day low of Rs. 15,205.
Global output of Jeera is around 2.2 lakh MT per year, of which India produces about 1.5 lakh MT per year.
India exports Jeera mainly to the US, UK, UAE, Japan, Brazil, Bangladesh, Singapore and many other countries. Other Major exporters are Syria and Turkey.