Adani Wilmar shares surge as Russia declares battle on Ukraine, threatening India’s sunflower oil imports


  • Shares of Adani Wilmar, the makers of the favored Fortune model of edible oils, surged instantly after Russia introduced the invasion of Ukraine.
  • Ukraine is the most important exporter of sunflower oil to India, accounting for 70% of India’s imports.
  • Russia is the subsequent important contributor, accounting for 20% of India’s sunflower oil imports.

Adani Wilmar shares surged over 4% as Russia declared a battle on Ukraine, which may additional worsen sunflower oil imports from Ukraine to India. If the Ukraine disaster doesn’t simmer down quickly, this might end in a right away enhance in
sunflower oil costs in India because the battle chokes provides.

Shares of Adani Wilmar hit a excessive of over 4% within the first hour of commerce in the present day. As of 10:05 a.m., its shares had been buying and selling at ₹351, up by almost 1.8% over the earlier closing value.

Adani Wilmar share value historical past since its debut earlier this monthBSE / Enterprise Insider India / Flourish

Ukraine alone contributes to 70% of India’s complete sunflower oil imports, with Russia taking over one other 20%. Studies counsel that India has not obtained any sunflower oil shipments from Ukraine in February to date.

The standard cargo from Ukraine within the February-March interval is between 1.5 to 2 million tonnes of sunflower seeds and if the continued battle continues for 2 or three weeks, it’s going to put stress on the Indian market.

“India imports about two lakh tonne per thirty days of sunflower seed oil and at instances it goes as much as three lakh tonnes per thirty days. India depends on edible oil imports to the tune of about 60%. Any international improvement will have an effect,” Sudhakar Desai, President, Indian Vegetable Oil Producers’ Affiliation advised IANS.

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