Maize and barley prices declined up to Rs 20 per quintal on the wholesale grains market today on lack of demand from consuming industries against adequate stocks position.
However, wheat and rice basmati held steady in limited deals.
Marketmen said lack of demand from consuming industries against increased supplies mainly kept pressure on select wholesale grains.
In the national capital, maize and barley prices declined by Rs 20 each to Rs 1,480-1,510 and Rs 1,420-1,430, while bajra weakened by Rs 10 to Rs 1,360-1,365 per quintal respectively.
The following are today's quotations per quintal:
Wheat MP (deshi) 2,050-2,250, Wheat dara (for mills) 1,560-1,565, Chakki atta (delivery) 1,565-1,570, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) 210, Shakti bhog (10 kg) 210, Roller flour mill 830-850 (50 kg), Maida 860-890 (50 kg) and Sooji 920-950 (50kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) 9,500, Shri Lal Mahal 9,500, Super Basmati Rice, 9,000, Basmati common new 6,600-6,900, Rice Pusa-(1121) new 6,000-6,700, Permal raw 1,900-2,000, Permal wand 2,175-2,225, Sela 2,400-2,450 and Rice IR-8 1,550-1,600, Bajra 1,360-1,365, Jowar yellow 1,425-1,435, white 2,225-2,425, Maize 1,480-1,510, Barley 1,420-1,430, Rajasthan 1,080-1,090.