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wheat production

Heatwave to scorch India’s wheat supplies, adding food-shortage worries to world

This could be a serious blow to global wheat supplies after Ukraine war upended trade flows out of the critical Black Sea breadbasket region

02 May 2022 10:18 AM

India hikes wheat import duty to support local farmers

The hike in duty is likely to make imports of wheat unviable for flour mills even after recent declines in global prices

27 Apr 2019 1:02 PM

Wheat procurement surpasses govt's target by 6.25 pc to over 34 MT

The government fixed higher target of 32 MT for this year in view of record output.

28 May 2018 3:16 PM

India drops plan to raise wheat import tax, indicating output deficit

Indian flour millers imported nearly 2 million tonnes of wheat last year and 6.5 million tonnes in 2016.

22 Mar 2018 12:32 PM

Govt may hike wheat MSP by Rs 100 per quintal for this year

A decision in this regard is likely to be taken in the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) meeting scheduled for Tuesday.

24 Oct 2017 9:49 AM


Centre mulls scrapping import duty on wheat

FCI's wheat procurement remained lower at 22.9 MT even during year as private traders were active.

07 Dec 2016 3:20 PM