Castor seed prices increased due to good export demand and tight supply from producing belt. On the Rajkot Commodity Exchange (RCX) castor September futures was up Rs 11 to Rs 4,146 a quintal.
About 38,000-40,000 bags arrived in Gujarat and prices gained Rs 5 to Rs 795-805 per 20 kg. Around 1,000-1,100 bags arrived in Saurashtra and went for Rs 765-775. Castor oil was at Rs 815/10 kg.