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India’s record cotton exports

The United States Department of Agriculture is estimating that India will export record amounts of cotton in 2011/2012, in part as a result of a less restrictive government policy.

The USDA believes that exports of Indian cotton may grow by as much as twenty one percent over the next year, estimating sales at over eight million bales, compared to just over six and a half million bales this current year.

One bale is roughly equvelant to one hundred and seventy kilograms.

 

Full story : Economic Times

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Mahindra looks stable and steady amidst growth

Mahindra and Mahindra has recently posted a four per cent gain in its value, according to Business-Standard, and has made itself the most valuable company in India’s auto mobile sector.

According to the head of research at Pioneer Intermediaries, this is because Mahindra gets over sixty five percent of its sales from the rural /urban environment, and most of its sales are from the diesel sector.

Mahindra has expanded its product range to increase sales of its utility vehicles, which are diesel based, and this seems to be paying dividends in terms of  market share and profitability.

Analysts expect a strong demand for its tractors to continue as the need for them from rural areas will continue, as demand will remain constant.

Full story at Business Standard below

 

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