September 2019

Mint products and derivatives are available, but currency depreciation in India along with slow demand has turned pricing lower.    This could change when demand becomes strong  again or Indian Rupee strengthens against the USD.

The effects in India of additional 2% tax imposed on cash withdrawals above 10 Lakhs caused by a cash shortage crisis is yet to show on the market.


December 2017

The BASF institution of Force Majeure has caused major havoc to all mint products from India, China, and the USA.  Aside from the skyrocketing prices, the thing to watch would be if the BASF issue would run into next year’s crop.