INDIA EXTENDS CURBS ON PEAS IMPORTS UNTIL END-SEPT

INDIA EXTENDS CURBS ON PEAS IMPORTS UNTIL END-SEPT

MUMBAI, July 2 (Reuters) - India has extended restrictions
on import of peas until the end of September, the government
said in a notification on Monday, as the south Asian country
tries to support prices of local pulses that plunged due to
surplus supplies.

In April India restricted imports of peas to 100,000 tonnes
for the April-June quarter.

The country is the world's biggest importer of pulses
-protein-rich crops that include peas and lentils.
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