Edible oil prices rise by up to 30 per cent in last one year

Edible oil prices rise by up to 30 per cent in last one year


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Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL PIC Edible oil prices rise by up to 30 per cent in last one year. (Representational pic) 

There has been a pointy rise in the prices of edible oil in the last one year. According to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, the common prices of all edible oils — groundnut, mustard, vanaspati, soybean, sunflower, and palm have elevated by up to 20-30 per cent. In a number of cities, the prices have elevated by 50 per cent.

The ministry stated {that a} litre packet of mustard oil in Jaipur now prices Rs 135, a rise of Rs 45 from last year. Similar is the scenario in Delhi, Lucknow, and Patna the place prices have gone up by 28 per cent. In Bhopal and Kanpur, mustard oil prices have elevated by 22 per cent and 14 per cent, respectively.

According to the ministry information, groundnut, vanaspati, sunflower, and palm oil prices have additionally gone up considerably.

Experts say that oilseeds and oil prices have elevated in the worldwide market that has led to a rise in edible oil prices in India.

According to BV Mehta, the Executive Director of Solvent Extractors’ Association, India imports 70 per cent of edible oil to meet its requirement. And the rise in the worldwide market has contributed to the spike in Indian prices.

“The prices will start easing by December as Kharif oilseeds supply will pick up the pace,” he informed India TV.

According to the experiences, the Rabi season noticed a report manufacturing of oilseeds. The Karif season can also be anticipated to see a report manufacturing. But it solely fuilfils 30-35 per cent wants.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture’s estimate, oilseeds manufacturing is predicted to be 257.29 lakh ton in this year’s Kharif season. In the last Rabi season, oilseeds manufacturing was 111.06 lakh ton.

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