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Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Corn Prices Continue to Rise; Imports Required In the past 15 days, prices in the key corn production/consumption hubs have risen 6.7-9.6 percent and are 29 percent higher than last year. Two possible reasons for this are the higher Minimum Support Prices (MSP) announced by the government of India (GOI) and a genuine shortfall in the market due to drought in some areas, including Maharashtra, parts of Telangana and Karnataka. Moreover, pest attacks have also been reported in the drought-affected areas. The lower market arrivals are pushing prices to this level, which is unprecedended in the peak arrival season. There is also market intervention in areas like Telangana, and the state government is buying corn from farmers, restricting supp...

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Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.7475/bushel, up $0 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Wheat closed at $5.0425/bushel, down $0.0275 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Soybeans closed at $9.075/bushel, up $0.04 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Soymeal closed at $306.5/short ton, up $1 from yeste...

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