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India's wheat export curbs will hurt countries like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka
Any restrictions on wheat exports by India will likely hurt neighboring countries like Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, while some Middle Eastern and Asian markets will be affected. Any restrictions on wheat exports by India will likely hurt neighboring countries like Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, while some Middle Eastern and Asian markets will ...
Updated: 05/06/2022
Rice prices up on rising demand, tight supplies
... per tonne, up from last week's US $361 to US $365, with prices supported by appreciation in the rupee. Nitin Gupta , vice president for Olam India's rice business, said that demand for all types of rice is robust from Asia and Africa. In neighbouring Bangladesh, domestic prices remained high, which officials blamed on hoarding and warned of strict action against those who amassing the staple for windfall profits. On Thursday, Vietnam's 5 per cent broken rice was offered at US $420 per tonne, up from ...
Updated: 05/06/2022
Fashion chain Primark pledges sustainable cotton
Reuters- Primark, one of Europe's biggest fast fashion chains, has pledged to train more than 125,000 smallholder cotton farmers in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh by the end of 2023. LONDON Reuters- Primark , one of Europe's biggest fast fashion chains, has pledged to train more than 125,000 smallholder cotton farmers in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh by the end of 2023. The sustainable cotton programme ...
Updated: 05/05/2022
China opens new Covid hospital in China
... their children for the transition. The mother of a sixth grader said he fears that he will forget what he learned. If he doesn't go to school, he will never be able to change his fate. Since 2017 there have been more than 700,000 Rohingya crossing into Bangladesh from Myanmar to escape the state-led persecution that the United Nations has called ethnic cleansing. Details: About half of the population of the densely populated refugee camps are younger than 18; UNICEF says about 400,000 school-age children ...
Updated: 05/02/2022
Migrant situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina under full control
... Bosnia and Herzegovina BiH is under full control. Since the beginning of this year, 3.785 illegal migrants have entered BiH, he noted, and that there is now an increased influx from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India, as well as illegal migrants from Bangladesh, Iran and Cameroon, according to Federalna. The current situation is under full control and there are a total of 1.925 illegal migrants in BiH, of which 1.091 are in Canton Sarajevo CS and 617 in Una-Sana Canton USC Ujic , according to the ...
Updated: 04/30/2022
Poona Dal Oil Industries shares hit record high of Rs 103.15
... company said in its FY 21 annual report that the outlook for food grains is encouraging. Opportunities may arise when the severity of Covid 19 infections goes down and normalcy returns to poultry sector in India and abroad. There are positive signs from Bangladesh, a major importer, which presents an opportunity for the coming year, the company said. According to a report, Indonesia widened its export ban on raw materials for cooking oil to include crude and refined palm oil, among other products. India ...
Updated: 04/28/2022
Climate change could cost 4% of global economy by 2050, study says
... baseline scenario where governments shy away from major new climate change policies - known as 'RCP 4.5' by scientists - lower and lower middle income countries are likely to see 3.6 times greater gross domestic product losses on average than richer ones. Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka's exposure to wildfires, major storms and water shortages means South Asia has 10% - 18% of GDP at risk, roughly treble that of North America and 10 times more than the least affected region, Europe. Central Asia,...
Updated: 04/27/2022
Edible oil stocks rally as Indonesia curbs on palm oil exports
... READ: Indonesian curbs on palm oil may jack up the soya oil price by 10%. The ban on palm oil exports is intended to halt edible oil prices in the Indonesian domestic market. India sources 45 per cent of its palm oil needs from Indonesia. Pakistan and Bangladesh import nearly 80 per cent. Prices in Pakistan and Bangladesh have also gone up like India. Rasheed JanMohd, chairman of Pakistan Edible Oil Refiners Association PEORA said nobody can compensate for the loss of Indonesian palm oil. As mentioned ...
Updated: 04/26/2022
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