Overview Many changes have occurred in the Guar market over the previous months, the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax, limited supplies, the monsoon and the declining prices.   Supply The introduction of GST across India at the beginning of this month has caused some problems because exporters are not yet clear on the procedure. […]

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  Overview  The Guar market is firm with limited volatility. Good news on the Indian Monsoon should prevent a spike in prices.    Supply The initial April monsoon reports from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) have forecast adequate rainfall over the June-August Monsoon season. The South Asian Climate Outlook Forum, quashed concerns over the negative impact […]

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Overview  The Guar market continues to remain firm with prices increasing since the beginning of February 2017. Stockists reluctance to sell and continued demand are impacting prices      Supply  Guar seeds are not freely available, high demand from powder manufacturers is incentivising stockists to limit supply. If the manufacturers require larger quantities the seeds […]

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  Overview  The prices of Guar Gum rallied by 12-15% during the previous week. Demand continues to increase and the availability of the raw material has become increasingly limited and expensive.   Supply There is limited availability of Guar splits on the spot market. Tighter supplies are forcing the manufacturers of Guar Gum to pay […]

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    Market Overview The market has remained stable with only slight price fluctuations amidst the holiday season and new crop arrivals. Many changes are anticipated to the Guar market in 2017, due to acreage reductions, increasing oil prices and an overall increase in demand.     Supply  The new crops have arrived in the […]

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  Market Overview Exporters are predicting higher operating, raw material and finished product costs next year.    Supply  Suppliers have been complaining about low arrivals of Guar seeds in the market. The majority of the new harvest is now a storage with stockists and speculators. Some are predicting the crop yield for 2016 to be […]

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Market Overview Prices are at a season high, from the lows earlier this month. Acreage reduction and the late sowing of new crop has spurred speculative purchasing of Guar.     Supply Frequent news that the late sown crop is being damaged due to a lack of rainfall after being sown and high day temperatures has […]

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Market Overview The monsoons have finally arrived in the Guar growing regions in India, however, some regions have experienced excessive rainfall, which has lead to flooding.   Supply There is a growing concern amongst farmers regarding the current floods in Northern India. The impact of this on the Guar crop will be determined over the coming […]

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  Outlook The price for Guar Gum continues to push higher. Reduced supply, decrease in production, delayed monsoons and slight improvements in demand; have resulted in the current price levels.     Supply  Prices of Guar Gum have increased by 15-20% over the last few weeks, a number of factors have contributed to this current spike […]

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  Market Overview Rajasthan is awaiting the arrival of the monsoon. The Indian meteorological department has predicted above average rainfall during this monsoon season. However, India has experienced 25% below average rainfall for mid-June.   Supply All of the previous year’s harvest has now gone into stock, with speculators, manufacturers, and stockists. This has allowed […]

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Market Overview  The tax regulations for Guar splits and powder is being reassessed by the Rajasthan government. In order to increase the state revenue, the tax charged on splits and powder could increase from 3.3% to almost 5-7%.   Supply  The new Guar Seeds and splits have predominantly been purchased by stockists and speculators. Farmers are […]

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Market Overview  Some are predicting that the Guar market has hit the bottom.   Supply  The supply of seeds in the market has decreased significantly, as speculators and stockists, who are anticipating the prices to increase, have now purchased a majority of the seeds. The reduction in supply has been exacerbated because Guar currently is […]

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