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Menthol prices declines on reduced offtake

Also, higher arrivals from producing belts in Uttar Pradesh and a weakening trend in futures market weighed on the menthol prices.


PTI 30 Jul 2018, 08:41 AM India

Menthol prices were trading down by Rs 20 per kg at the local chemical market in the national capital today owing to reduced offtake by consuming units amid adequate stocks.

Also, higher arrivals from producing belts in Uttar Pradesh and a weakening trend in futures market weighed on the menthol prices.

Menthol bold crystal, flake and mentha oil prices eased by Rs 20 each to conclude at Rs 2,220, Rs 1,930 and Rs 1,730 per kg, respectively.

Traders said reduced offtake by consuming industries against increased arrivals from producing regions mainly pulled down menthol prices.

Following are today's quotations:

Ammonium chloride (50 kgs) Rs 950-1,800, acetic acid (1kg) Rs 55-60, ammonia bicarb (25 kgs) Rs 500-600, boric acid technical (50 kgs) Rs 4,200-4,800, borex granular (50 kgs) Rs 2,100-2,200, caustic soda flake (50 kgs) Rs 2,150-2,250, citric acid (50 kgs) (China) Rs 2,800-4,600, citric acid deshi (50 kgs) Rs 2,900-4,700, camphor slab (1 kg) Rs 1,050, camphor powder (1kg) Rs 850, glycerin (1 kg) Rs 100-120, hexamine (1kg) Rs 100, hydrogen peroxide (1 kg) Rs 40-45, menthol crystal bold (per kg) Rs 2,220, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,930 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 1,730, paraffin wax (1 kg) Iran Rs 80-85, paraffin wax (1 kg) China Rs 70-80, paraffin wax (1 kg) Indian Rs 75-80, soda ash (50 kgs) (Tata) Rs 1,325, soda ash (50 kgs) (Gujarat) Rs 1,320, soda ash (50 kgs) (DCW) Rs 1,320, soda ash (50 kgs) (Birla) Rs 1,315, soda Hydro sulphate (1 kg) Rs 115-145, sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) kalali Rs 145, sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) (China) Rs 150, sodium hydro sulphite safolite (1 kg) Rs 190-200, sodium silicate (50 kgs) Rs 1,100-1,500, sodium nitrate (50 kgs) Rs 2,200-2,400, sodium nitrite (50 kgs) Rs 2,500-2,600, sodium bio-carbonate-tata (50 kgs) Rs 1,625, stable bleaching powder-chambal (25 kgs) Rs 550, tartaric acid-France (1 kg) Rs 530, thymol (1 kg) Rs 450-470, titanium dioxide (1 kg) Rs 170-240, oxalic acid (pcpl) 50 kgs Rs 2,650-2,750 and zinc oxide (Kg) 160-200.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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