Industry: FMCG - Personal & Home Care

The consumption slowdown in the world’s fastest-growing major economy is rubbing the sheen off these shares.
May 8, 2019, 9:55 a.m.

Kantar’s K Ramakrishnan talks about India’s consumer story and all that's dampening sentiment.
May 6, 2019, midnight

India raised the base import price of crude palm oil by $5 to $545 per tonne, the government said in a statement on Wednesday.
May 1, 2019, 3:50 p.m.

To protect domestic market, industry body SOPA on Monday demanded that the government curb illegal import of refined soybean oil and palmolein from Nepal at zero customs duty under a concession granted to least developed countries in the SAARC region.
April 29, 2019, 2:09 p.m.

India's vegetable oil imports hit the highest levels so far for the season (November 2018-October 2019) with imports hitting 1.44 million tonnes for March 2019.
April 15, 2019, 10:18 a.m.

The nation’s largest consumer goods makers are not just selling shampoos and biscuits in smaller, affordable packs but also branded dairy products, cosmetics, beverages and more. Users in smaller cities and rural areas, they said, are willing to switch to premium brands.
April 15, 2019, 10:11 a.m.

After growing at a healthy pace for more than five quarters, we expect some deceleration in growth rate in 4QFY19 for the consumer sector as rural demand has possibly not measured up to expectations.
April 9, 2019, 11:59 a.m.

Duty difference leads to higher palmolein imports.
Feb. 14, 2019, 3:25 p.m.

The palm oil import lobby has vehemently opposed the five-percentage-point duty reduction on imports from Malaysia.
Jan. 30, 2019, 4:03 p.m.

Average palm oil prices are set to climb this year, a Reuters poll showed, buoyed by slowing output-growth in top producer Indonesia and by robust demand for the commodity which is used to churn out products ranging from chocolate to biofuels.
Jan. 24, 2019, 3:15 p.m.