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quintal

1. a unit of weight equal to 100 pounds
2. a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms

Quintal

 

(in Russian, tsentner), a subsidiary unit of weight equal to 100 kg. The Russian abbreviation is ts; in countries where the Latin alphabet is used, the abbreviation is q. In certain countries, a unit equal to 100 pounds is called a quintal. In the English system of measures, a unit equal to 100 pounds is called a short hundredweight, or (chiefly in Great Britain) a cental.

quintal

[′kwint·əl]
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During the period, they touched a high of Rs 4,863 per quintal on May 7.
Moong support price has been increased to Rs 5,225 per quintal for the 2016- 17 kharif season from Rs 4,850 per quintal in the year- ago period, while that of urad has been raised to Rs 5,000 per quintal from Rs 4,625.
The MSP of Rs 3,100 per quintal is quite remunerative.
In line with the overall trend, gram too quoted lower at Rs 5,600-5,900 instead of Rs 5,600-6,050 per quintal.
Prices are likely to stay firm, possibly around Rs 44,000-60,000 a quintal, with a positive bias.
Prices of guar gum June contract fell Rs 3,090 to Rs 25,060 per quintal between May 30 and May 14.
550 per quintal each over the last year's MSPs and fixed at Rs.
During September-October, NCDEX sugar futures may trade at Rs 3,350-Rs 3,650 per quintal due to festive demand, while during November-December the price may touch Rs 3,150 and thereafter Rs 3,025 per quintal," says Ajitesh Mullick, assistant vice president, retail research, Religare Broking.
8 million quintals during the same period of the last season.
In the national capital, rice basmati common declined by Rs 100 to Rs 7,400-7,500 per quintal.
National Cooperative Consumers Federation of India (NCCF) which supplied 90,000 quintals seed and National Cooperative Consumers Federation of India (NAFED) which supplied 10,000 quintals, procured wheat seed from 32 private agencies at a price between `1,450 to `1,700 per quintals but sold it to the HSDC at `2,050 per quintal," Khemka's complaint had said.
Guar gum and guar seed rose 1,070 per cent and 970 per cent to record highs of Rs 95,920 per quintal and Rs 29,900 per quintal, respectively, between 1 April 2011 and 21 March 2012.