21.10.2008 - Global turmoil may hit farm commodity trade
From Business-standard.com: Agricultural commodity trading on exchanges is likely to drop about 50 per cent to touch Rs 6.5 lakh crore this year as compared with Rs 13 lakh crore in 2006-07 due to the slowdown in the global economy, said Forward Markets Commission (FMC) Chairman BC Khatua. At a media briefing here, Khatua said the bullion accounted for 42 per cent of commodity trade, and agriculture 23 per cent..... Full Article: Source