The prices of agricultural product including pulses and oilseeds are determined by supply and demand conditions in the market on a day-to-day basis. Apart from demand and supply conditions, availability of stocks and international prices are also affecting prices of agricultural product.
The average monthly wholesale price of Sunflower was Rs. 2854 per quintal in October, 2017. It has increased by 3.33% to Rs. 2949 per quintal during November-2017 above October-2017. We have seen monthly growth of 3.1% in average monthly wholesale price of Sunflower from Rs. 3257 per quintal during Aug-2018 to Rs. 3358 per quintal during Sep-2018. The average monthly wholesale price of Sunflower was Rs. 3540 per quintal during November-2018, up by 1.9% versus Rs. 3474 per quintal during October-2018.
Maximum monthly growth of 3.99% has been observed in average wholesale price of Sunflower in Aug-2018 during the period under consideration. Maximum monthly average wholesale price of Sunflower of Rs. 3540 per quintal has been found in Nov-2018 during October-2017 to November-2018.
Note: Source: RAJYA SABHA SESSION – 247 UNSTARRED QUESTION No 1290; Data values are in Rs. Per Quintal; @: includes both kemels and pods.
Resource Title: All India Average Monthly Wholesale Price and Minimum Support Price (MSP) of major Kharif crops during 2017-18 and 2018-19 (From : Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare)