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Foretell Business Solutions Private Limited is India's most authentic information, research &advisory firm on commodities. Foretell, incorporated in 1996 is a Bangalore-based agri-business and commodity research firm. Foretell stands for authenticity, independent and unbiased research and is committed to making client's business more profitable through its relevant advisory services.

Foretell serves its clients through information and data services, trade / procurement advisory and specific consulting. Foretell also organizes several path-breaking seminars and conferences for the benefit of commodity participants. Professionally competent and committed human resources from diverse background such as Agricultural Economics, Finance, Marketing and Business Management enable us to serve our clients in an exemplary manner.

Foretell is professionally managed with two independent directors- Prof Gopal Naik, IIM Bangalore and Mr G Chandrashekhar, former commodities editor, The Hindu Business Line and two whole-time directors- Mr Srivatsava Ganapathy and Mr Vinayak Meharwade.

Our Work

Commodity Market Intelligence

Since the inception of Foretell Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd. in 1998, the focus has been on commodity market information & knowledge service. The entire gamut of information services have been running on Foretell's flagship website www.commodityindia.com. The website provides news, research articles and spot prices over over 600 commodity-market combinations, with over 20 year archives. With user-friendly graphical representation, the portal provides an ideal suite for every researcher and practitioners alike. Foretell also brings out weekly and periodic reports on various commodities, handbooks, content syndication and dessiminates daily market information via Commodityindia Wire.

For details visit: www.commodityindia.com


www.Cashewomen.com CasheWomen is a social initiative of cashewinfo.com, the global platform for cashew information and knowledge with the support of the global cashew industry.

For details visit: www.cashewomen.com

Cashew Industry

www.CashewInfo.com was launched in 2002 with a specific focus on providing market information on cashew markets. CashewInfo.com has been fairly successful in bringing together all stakeholders of the cashew industry - the producer of raw nuts, the processors, the kernel buyers, by-product users, suppliers of technology, logistics, quality systems firms, supplier of capital, governmental agencies and the retail consumers. Since 2002 CashewInfo.com is releasing the weekly newsletter Cashew Week, which is available for subscribers through email & website login. The newsletter provides comprehensive weekly updates & information on cashew markets across the globe. CashewInfo.com also releases a periodic Handbook on Cashew and has till now released 4 editions since 2002, which is well received and read across the globe.

For details visit: www.cashewinfo.com

Bullion Bulletin

Bullion Bulletin was launched in 2011 with an objective of disseminating market information on Bullion markets. BB focuses on issues concerning refining, ETF, bullion market sentiments, outlook, policy issues, futures, etc. This comprehensive magazine is an initiative of Foretell Business Solutions Pvt Ltd, organizers of India International Gold Convention. Bullion Bulletin intends to reach-out to Indian & global audience on the strengths of its global reach & expertise of Foretell Business Solutions. The magazine is printed in English and digitally produced in Hindi and Gujarati.

For details visit: www.bullionbulletin.in

Sesame Industry

www.sesameinformation.com is a unique effort to bring together all stakeholders of the sesame industry - producers, processors, buyers, by-product users, technology, logistics, banks, governmental agencies and retail packers. The key to this effort is the role of information and knowledge, which we intend to build through your cooperation and our in-house research.

For details visit: www.sesameinformation.com

Business Consultancy

The Business Consultancy wing is a strategic division of Foretell Business Solutions Private Limited. For the past 15 years the consulting wing has grown by leaps and bounds collaborating and working in synergy with industry. The division focuses in identifying the implicit needs of the client, expresses them in an explicit way and suggests the most relevant strategies to meet the same. We provide customized consulting based on specific requirements of the client, be it supply/value chain analysis, mapping of markets, primary surveys (crop, farmer, corporate surveys), price forecasting, market size assessment, consumer perception surveys, etc.

For details visit: Business Consultancy - To Know More

India International Gold Convention

India International Gold Convention (IIGC) has become a flagship & must-attend conference in precious metals space. Foretell Business Solutions Pvt Ltd is organizing IIGC since 2004 & has ever since grown to become a global precious metals conference.

For details visit: www.goldconvention.in

World Cashew Convention

World Cashew Convention (WCC) is a global platform aimed at bringing together the cashew industry value chain participants (from seed to snack) and collectively shaping the future. Cashewinfo.com, an information and knowledge service provider to the global cashew industry, with the support of the stakeholders, has been successfully organising WCC since 2015.

For details visit: www.cashewconvention.com

Asia Pacific Precious Metals Conference (APPMC)

Since Singapore lifted the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on Investment Precious Metals in 2012, the Singapore Bullion Market Association (SBMA) has been playing an active role in raising the profile of Asian bullion markets internationally.

For details visit: www.asiapacificpmc.com

Global Gold Dore Forum (GGDF)

Global Platform on Dore! If you are in the business of gold mining and refining, Global Gold Dore Forum is your best place to sell & source dore responsibly. GGDF aims at creating a truly global platform to enable selling and sourcing of gold dore.

The first edition of Global Gold Dore Forum concluded successfully on 13-14 January with over 160 delegates from 15+ countries. The panel discussions and presentations deliberated on various industry issues and challenges, with ample networking opportunities during lunch, dinner, breaks and business meetings.

For details visit: www.golddoreforum.com

World Sesame Convention

www.sesameconvention.com is a modest beginning in bringing the industry and stakeholders together, which is geographically vast spread across the globe. Foretell Business Solutions Pvt Ltd has been successful globally in creating platforms for unique commodity sectors like cashew and precious metals. Together we have 4 international conferences running successfully since 16 years.

For details visit: www.sesameconvention.com

FPO Buyer - Seller Meet


FPO-BSM will facilitate interaction at four levels:

  1. Knowledge sharing by experts
  2. Information sharing by service providers
  3. One-to-one business meeting between service provider and FPO
  4. Peer-learning from other FPOs

For details visit: www.fpobsm.com

What Customers Say

  • We,Edelweiss have been associated with IIGC from almost 8-9 years as the title sponsor of the event. We have always found this event very relevant and beneficial for the industry.It is always good that once in a year we are able meet all these people at one place. Now it is actually become a part ofinternational calendar

    Pradeep Nagori - Senior VP, Precious Metals, Edelweiss Metals Limited
  • I really enjoyed the conferences. Good deliberations, good industry participation from the abroad. The participants are growing year by year.

    James Jose - Managing Director, Chemmanur Gold Refinery Pvt Ltd
  • Cashew info has been doing a commendable job, they are bringing together all the cashew fraternity to talk as one family and address those critical areas and issues faced by the cashew value chain as a whole.

    Vasudev Barkur - Executive Director, ETG
  • It is a very good convention, as there is a lot of networking and business match making which is crucial for the processors, exporters and other stakeholders. Basically when you have a face to face meeting with your business partner it helps you, and that in turn can help you to build trust which is the key to success

    Olusegun Awolowo - CEO, Nigerian Export Promotion Council