Mustard prices up in Jaipur on import duty hike.

Prices of mustard seed rose at Jaipur in Rajasthan after the government, raised the import duty on all edible oils to support the domestic oilseed industry. The government raised the import duty on refined mustard oil to 35% from 20%. A fall in arrivals coupled with improved demand from domestic oil millers and crushers, supported castor seed prices.