India Commodity Year Book 2016

The India Commodity Year Book 2016 is a unique reference volume in the commodity sector which reviews the latest developments, trends and data for the benefit of various stakeholders in the commodity space. Over the last few years, this book by NCML has acquired the trust of market participants by providing a reliable outlook of the commodity landscape.

As in previous years, this seventh volume of the book covers a broad range of subjects in the commodity sector, with focus on agriculture. The topics include commodity inflation and monetary policy, the National Agriculture Market, commodity futures market, food politics, implications of SEBI-FMC Merger on commodities market, VUCA drivers in commodity markets and weather insurance, besides commodity specific articles on pulses and cotton. The ‘Commodity Review’ and Statistical Appendix have been put together by NCML’s expert in-house research team, and serve as a single point reference on price and production trends for most of the major commodities in the agricultural sector, besides gold and crude oil. All in all, this unique publication makes it the country’s most comprehensive reference Book in the commodity space.

With a wealth of data related to the commodity sector and the views of competent author's an excellent mix of policy makers, market practitioners, academicians and experts-this book is sure to continue to be of special interest and relevance to all policy makers, researchers, analysts and commodity and finance professionals. The book will also be found useful by stakeholders in the commodity space including commodity market participants, traders, distributors, processors, importers and exporters, and all those engaged along the entire agri-value chain. Finally, the book serves the purpose of providing insights into the vast commodity space to the general reader.

The authors are an excellent mix of policy makers, market practitioners, academicians, and experts. Each contributor is widely acknowledged because of the wealth of his experience and scholarship as leading lights in their respective areas.

The contributors and the themes covered include:

 
A :Commodity Space
Basant Vaid & Sreedhar Nandam
Trade and Commodity Intelligence Group, NCML
Commodity Review: It captures the major production and price trends in a host of commodities. The coverage includes all the principally traded commodities.
Basant Vaid & Kamna Malhotra
Trade and Commodity Intelligence Group, NCML
Stagnancy in Production and Galloping Price Rise in Pulses.
Dhiren N. Sheth
President - Cotton Association of India (CAI)
Cotton Agriculture Beyond the Farm.
 
B: Commodity Inflation & Monetary Policy
Madan Sabnavis
General Manager - Chief Economist Credit Analysis & Research Ltd. CARE Ratings
Commodity and Food Inflation in India: The Main Drivers.
Mythili Bhusnurmath
Senior Consultant - NCAER, Consulting Editor - The Economic Times
Influence of Monetary Policy on Commodity and Food Markets.
Dr. J. D. Sharma
Officer Employee Director - Indian Overseas Bank
Impact of Small and Payment Banks on Agriculture Sector.
 
C: Agriculture & Commodity Markets
Samir Shah
Managing Director & CEO – NCDEX
Commodity Futures Market: A Decade of Inclusive Growth of Indian Agriculture.
Kushankur Dey
Post-doctoral Fellow - Centre for Management in Agriculture,Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Creation of National Agricultural Market: Rationale, Rollout, and Ramifications.
Ajay Vir Jakhar
Chairman - Bharat Krishak Samaj (Farmers’ Forum, India)
Food Politics and the Commodity Tail Spin.
P.H. Ravikumar
Chairman - Vastu Housing Finance Co. Ltd., SKS Microfinance Ltd & Ace Global Depository India Pvt. Ltd.
SEBI-FMC Merger: Implications and the Way Forward.
G. Chandrashekhar
Economic Advisor - Indian Merchants Chamber, Director - IMC-Economic Research and Training Foundation
Commodity Markets in a VUCA World: Five Dynamic Drivers Traders must Track.
Marco Ferroni
Executive Director - Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
Coupling Weather Insurance with ICT Solutions for Mitigating Risks in Agriculture
Jatin Singh
Founder and Chief Executive Officer - Skymet Weather Services Pvt. Ltd.
Weather Risk Facing Indian Agriculture: Mitigation Through Weather Forecasting and Weather Based Insurance
 
D: Statistical Appendix
Trade and Commodity Intelligence Group, NCML

Sanjay Kaul, a 1979 batch IAS officer of Karnataka cadre, took voluntary retirement from the IAS and joined NCML as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer in June 2008. Before joining NCML, Sanjay Kaul had a long tenure in the Department of Food and Public Distribution, Government of India as Joint Secretary, Policy & FCI (2001-2007).

His previous assignments have included Deputy Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office (1990–1992) and at the State Government as Secretary, Education, Chairman Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Commissioner Health and Family Welfare, Additional Director, Industries, and District Magistrate at Bangalore and Tumkur.

He has written extensively in the areas of food and nutrition, education, health, and poverty related issues. He was instrumental in setting up the NCDEX Institute of Commodity Markets and Research (NICR) where he was the first Director and CEO during 2007-08. He is a Post Graduate in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. An economist by training, he began his career as a lecturer in Economics at the University of Delhi. His areas of interest include commodity markets, agricultural policy, infrastructure, urban planning, health and education.

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