India's 2020-21 pulses import may fall by 50% if government doesn't extend import quotas, says IPGA
As Indian government struggles to support the domestic pulses farmers who are getting non-remunerative prices due to the second consecutive year of bumper production, trade body Indian Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA) has claimed that large scale smuggling of pulses from neighbouring countries is hurting the interests of domestic farmers and traders.
Pulses import quota for processors likely to be raised
The additional quota can be over 7-8 lakh tonne for tur only, said a trader in Delhi.
India calls for diversification of export basket for sustainable trade with Indonesia
He said the balance of trade is heavily in favour of In...
Govt takes a few decisions to control food inflation
The government has decided to double the import quota of tur from 2 lakh tonnes to 4 lakh tonnes.
Pulses traders demand ban on import quota in 2018-19
Domestic prices of most pulses such as tur, moong and chana, which are being currently harvested, are ruling below the MSP levels, leading to continuing farmer unrest in the growing areas.
Russia mulls poultry, pork import quota cuts
Russia could cut poultry and pork import quotas by hundreds of thousands of tons, Agriculture Minister Alexei Gordeyev said on Wednesday, according to the ITAR-Tass news agency.
Japan fails to meet rice import quota for first time
Japan said on Friday it had failed for the first time in the last fiscal year to fulfil its international obligations on importing rice due to soaring prices.
Domestic and export prices of sugar fall due to COVID-19 scare
The export price of white sugar, which was $425/tonne on February 24, has now come down to $355/tonne, while the price of raw sugar has declined from 15.3 cents per pound to 11.70 cents per pound during the same period.
Sugar exports from India will again pick up soon, says ISMA
The fall in sugar production from Thailand to the tune of 5 million tons as compared to last year, and the recent decision of Indonesian Government to allow 600 ICUMSA sugar at a concessional import duty from India, Australia and Thailand, gives an additional opportunity to India to export large quantities of sugar to Indonesia.
1778 dal mills to import 2.50 lakh tonnes of urad from Myanmar by March 31
Earlier, the government had allowed import of 1.50 lakh tonnes, which was increased by another 2.50 lakh tonnes on December 19, 20119. The government has kept import of pulses open for only dal millers, who are the actual users of unprocessed pulses. The mills were asked to apply with the quantity they wanted to import till December 30.
Rains Hit Output: Millers seek urad, green peas imports
Urad prices are 30 per cent above the minimum support price of ₹70-80 a kg.
China clampdown on illegal meat puts $2 bn trade at risk
China has adopted stricter border controls due to swine fever, meaning a big blow to Indian buffalo meat exports.
Inclement weather likely to cut soyabean, pulses output
Below normal monsoon rainfall in 2018 had pulled down India’s production of the fibre crop.
Govt cuts tur dal supplies and increases chana dal for PDS
Prices of tur dal and moong dal are on the rise in the country on fears of fall in production due to deficient and delayed rainfall in the growing areas.
Centre tries to tame food price rise in Maharashtra ahead of polls
Ram Vilas Paswan has announced that the government would sell 2 lakh tonnes of tur dal.
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