Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Wheat
Date
08/11/2017
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import duty 
Description
Doubled the import duty on wheat to 20 percent, after reintroducing it in March this year. The measure aims to curb imports, support local prices and boost production, with planting of the 2018 raby crop currently ongoing.