India Govt raises base import price of all edible oils.

The government today raised the base import price of all edible oils, with the steepest increase of $23 per tn in crude soyoil. The base import price for crude palm oil and refined, bleached and deodorised palm oil were raised by $8 per tn each.The government revises base import prices every fortnight, based on global prices and changes in foreign exchange rate. Prices were last revised on Oct 31. India is a net importer of edible oils. In 2015-16 (Nov-Oct), it imported a record 14.6 mln tn of edible oils.