Pulse weekly outlook: India extends pea, lentil tariffs

Pulse weekly outlook: India extends pea, lentil tariffs

The Indian government has again extended its import restrictions on peas, this time until Dec. 31.

India late last year initiated duties of 50 per cent on imported peas and 30 per cent on lentils and desi chickpeas. It has since raised the lentil tariff to 60 per cent.

In effect, the duties have remained since then, despite some relaxation of the regulations to permit 100,000 tonnes of peas outside the duty for the April-to-June quarter, a quota which was filled almost immediately.
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