Chilli, jeera weaken on subdued demand

NEW DELHI, Nov 1:  Red chilli and jeera prices drifted up to Rs 300 per quintal in the national capital today owing to subdued demand from retailers and stockists.
Besides, adequate stocks on increased arrivals too weighed on prices.
Red chilli fell by Rs 200 to settle at Rs 8,100-13,100 per quintal.
Jeera common and best quality also declined by Rs 300 each to conclude at Rs 10,500-10,800 and Rs 14,000-14,200 per quintal, respectively.
Marketmen said low demand from retailers and stockists against adequate stocks, mainly pulled down chilli and jeera prices.
Following are today’s quotations per quintal:
Ajwain (per kg) 15,500-20,000, black pepper (per kg) 770-945, betel-nut (kg) 285-335, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 1,400-1,430 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 1,500-1,620.
Cardamom small (kg): Chitridar 740-790, cardamom (colour robin) 650-670, cardamom bold 680-720, cardamom extra (bold) 880-900 and cloves 725-860. (PTI)

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