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Volume : II, Issue : IX, October - 2012

Trend Analysis Of Arrivals And Prices Of Major Agricultural - Commodities In Apmc Pune.

Y.R.Thorat and Y.R.Waghmare

DOI : 10.9780/22307850, Published By : Laxmi Book Publication

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It is believed that, with the increase in arrivals of agricultural commodity in the market, their prices come down and vice versa . In order to test this hypothesis, an analysis of time series of data of few selected commodities was undertaken . For this study ,the data on arrivals and annual average prices of six important commodities was under taken up. For the study, the data available in annual reports of Agricultural Produce Committee Pune , for the period of 10 years was used. First the data was subjected to Correlation analysis. It showed that there was no negative co relation between annual arrivals and annual current year's average prices of the six agricultural commodities viz Rice, Jawar, Wheat, Jaggery, Potato and Onion. As well, the correlation between annual arrivals and previous year's prices of these six commodities also showed no correlation excepting that in Potato commodity. The positive and significant correlation in respect of Potato might be due to its high demand over the years. An attempt has also been made to examine the trend in arrival and the average prices of six commodities. For this purpose, Compound Growth Rate (CGR ) percentages were calculated. These were as follows

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Y.R.Thorat and Y.R.Waghmare, (2012). Trend Analysis Of Arrivals And Prices Of Major Agricultural - Commodities In Apmc Pune.. Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. II, Issue. IX, DOI : 10.9780/22307850,

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