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Shun Malaysia, India's palm oil buyers told amid Kashmir standoff

2:24am BST

NEW DELHI India's top vegetable oil trade body on Monday asked its members to stop buying palm oil from Malaysia, an unprecedented call aimed at helping New Delhi punish the country for criticising India over its policy towards Kashmir.

Shun Malaysia, India's palm oil buyers told amid Kashmir standoff

21 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI India's top vegetable oil trade body on Monday asked its members to stop buying palm oil from Malaysia, an unprecedented call aimed at helping New Delhi punish the country for criticizing India over its policy toward Kashmir.

Asia Gold-Price dip lures some Indian buyers as festival approaches

18 Oct 2019

BENGALURU/MUMBAI, Oct 18 Gold discounts in India narrowed to a four-month low this week as some consumers took advantage of a modest dip in domestic prices to buy bullion ahead of a festival next week, while other Asian hubs saw limited activity.

After parliamentary win, India's BJP set to sweep state elections-poll

18 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to sweep two state polls next week, the first since Prime Minister Narendra Modi's landslide win in a parliamentary election in May, a leading pollster said.

Subsidy helps India traders sell sugar to Iran - sources

16 Oct 2019

MUMBAI, Oct 16 Indian mills are aggressively selling old season sugar to Iran after New Delhi announced a subsidy to help cash-strapped mills export a surplus, five traders said, as Tehran strives to secure food supplies under U.S. sanctions.

Exclusive: Indian buyers slash Malaysian palm oil purchases fearing duty hike - traders

14 Oct 2019

MUMBAI Indian refiners have stopped buying Malaysian palm oil for shipment in November and December fearing New Delhi could raise import taxes or enforce other measures to curb imports from the Southeast Asian nation, five traders told Reuters on Monday.

Indian festival fails to buoy gold demand; China awaits trade verdict

11 Oct 2019

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Gold demand in top-consumer China was subdued this week as investors awaited outcome of crucial trade negotiations with the United States, while purchases in India during a key festival were lower-than-usual because of higher prices.

Asia Gold-Indian festival fails to buoy demand; China awaits trade verdict

11 Oct 2019

* India demand could improve in the second half of October-dealer

Exclusive: India may restrict imports of palm oil, other goods from Malaysia - sources

11 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India is considering restricting imports of some products from Malaysia including palm oil, according to government and industry sources, in reaction to the Southeast Asian country's leader criticizing New Delhi for its actions in Kashmir.

Explainer: Why strong monsoon rains are not necessarily good news for Indian farmers

11 Oct 2019

MUMBAI India, one of the world's biggest agricultural producers, experienced its heaviest monsoon rains in 25 years this year.

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