Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Maize
Date
18/08/2015
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import policy, government procurement
Description
In an effort to support local farmers and promote self-sufficiency, the government stopped issuing new import permits for maize. Reported plans to introduce temporary rules allowing only Bulog, the state procurement agency, to import the maize from 2016.