Menthol declines on reduced offtake

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Menthol declines on reduced offtake

New Delhi, Apr 7 (PTI) Menthol prices were down by Rs 5 per kg in the national capital today owing to reduced offtake by consuming units amid adequate stocks.

Also, higher arrivals from producing belts in Uttar Pradesh weighed on the menthol prices.

Menthol bold crystal, flake and mentha oil prices eased by Rs 5 each to conclude at Rs 1,190, Rs 1,150 and Rs 1,070 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 kg) Rs 950-1,800, Acetic acid (1kg) Rs 53-57, Ammonia bicarb (25 kg) Rs 500-600, Boric acid technical (50 kg) Rs 3,800-4,300, Borex granular (50 kg) Rs 2,100-2,400.

Caustic soda flake (50 kg) Rs 2,200-2,300, Citric acid (50 kg) (China) Rs 3,850-4,250, Citric acid deshi (50 kg) Rs 4,100-4,600, Camphor slab (1 kg) Rs 430, Camphor powder (1kg) Rs 375, Glycerin (1 kg) Rs 100-150, Hexamine (1kg) Rs 98, Hydrogen peroxide (1 kg) Rs 30-40, menthol bold crystal (per kg) Rs 1,190, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,150 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 1,070. (MORE)

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