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June 9, 2020
India spends around $10 billion every year on edible oil imports as the country's reliance on overseas purchases have jumped to 70% from 44% in 2001/02

New Delhi, January 31, 2020
Economic Survey 2020: Calling India a shackled economy, the Economic Survey pointed out that excessive intervention stifles economic freedom and leads to wasted chances of creating consumer and producer surplus

New Delhi, May 16, 2019
Wheat MSP has been fixed at Rs 1,840 per quintal for this year; Centre has set the wheat procurement target at 35.7 million tonne for the 2019-20 marketing year (April-March)

New Delhi, April 27, 2019
The hike in duty is likely to make imports of wheat unviable for flour mills even after recent declines in global prices, potentially dragging further on global grain markets

January 1, 2019

New Delhi, November 21, 2018
The agriculture ministry admitted that farmers had been drastically affected by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise demonetisation decision in November 2016.

March 28, 2017
India, the world's second-biggest wheat producer, lowered the import tax on wheat to 10 percent from 25 percent last September and scrapped the duty on December 8.

BT Online
New Delhi, February 2, 2016
Last month, India made its first purchases of corn in 16 years. It has also been increasing purchases of other products, such as lentils and oilmeals, as production falls short.

New Delhi, October 15, 2015
The government is looking at raising the import duty from the current 10 per cent to curb cheaper imports from Australia and France.

Mayank Bhardwaj
August 7, 2015
Reuters reported last week that a decision was taken after top officials from the ministries of agriculture, food, trade and finance met to discuss ways to curb overseas purchases when domestic stocks are ample.

Manoj Kumar and Tom Miles
New Delhi/Geneva, November 6, 2014
The government has begun backroom efforts to break the deadlock, sending a top trade ministry official to Geneva this week for talks with Azevedo and key WTO members.