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No Plans To Raise Wheat Import Duty From Current 10%: Ram Vilas Paswan

Prior to that, private traders had imported about 5.5 million tonnes at zero Customs duty till March-end, according to industry data. Global prices of wheat are currently ruling high

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No Plans To Allow Extra Sugar Imports, Says Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

India, the world's biggest sugar consumer, has no plans to allow extra imports of the sweetener as stocks held in mills will suffice, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said

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Uttar Pradesh To Give Rs 10 More A Quintal Than MSP For Wheat Procurement

Uttar Pradesh government has decided to provide Rs 10 per quintal in addition to the Rs 1,625 per quintal minimum support price for wheat procurement this season as loading and unloading charges

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Government Brings Back 10 Per Cent Tax On Wheat Imports

India on Tuesday imposed a 10 per cent import tax on wheat with immediate effect, reinstating the tariff after a gap of nearly four months that saw large overseas purchases

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Govt Considering Reimposing Import Duty On Wheat, Says Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

The government is considering bringing back import duty on wheat to protect farmers' interest after a bumper domestic crop, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said

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India Considers Reinstating 25 Per Cent Wheat Import Tax

India, the world's second-biggest wheat producer, lowered the import tax on the grain to 10 percent from 25 percent in September 2016 and scrapped the duty on Dec. 8 last year

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Wheat Imports To Slow After March On Fumigation Rule Change

New Delhi has asked exporters to fumigate their cargoes with methyl bromide, an insect control gas banned in Europe and the Black Sea region

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India's Wheat Imports Rise Above 5 Million Tonne, Biggest In Decade

India has bought more than five million tonnes of wheat since mid-2016, already its biggest annual purchase in a decade, after it began an import campaign to meet a supply shortfall left by two years of lower production.

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Government Agencies Will Not Import Wheat For Now, Says Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

Government agencies will not import wheat at least in the near term, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday , as private players ramped up overseas purchases following a rally in local prices

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India Seen Facing Tight Wheat Supply As Ukrainian Shipments Delayed

The government on Thursday scrapped its 10 per cent import duty on wheat after droughts in the past two years depleted stocks and raised prices

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India Scraps Wheat Import Duty, Purchases May Hit Decade High

Traders say output in the last two crop years has fallen well below the peak of 2013/2014, reducing stocks to the lowest level in nearly a decade and inflating domestic prices

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India's Food Security Programme To Cost Rs 1.4 Lakh Crore A Year, Says Ram Vilas Paswan

India's recently rolled out national food security welfare programme will cost the government Rs 1.4 trillion a year, food minister Ram Vilas Paswan said

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As India's "Granary" Exhausts Groundwater, Farmers Eye New Crops

Experts say dealing with the problem, in the region that led India’s Green Revolution in the 1970s, will require a rapid shift away from crops that require large amounts of water, such as rice and wheat, to less-thirsty pulses, maize, vegetables and sugarcane to safeguard the state's agricultural economy

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