India extends export ban on pulses until further order

NEW DELHI: India, the world’s biggest producer and consumer of pulses, has extended ban on pulses exports until further order, farm minister Sharad Pawar said on Tuesday.

The government had banned exports of pulses in June 2006. India has also imposed stock limit on sugar for three additional months as crushing got delayed due to unseasonal rains.

The farm minister also said the federal government has allocated additional 5 million tonnes of grains to states.

Source: www.indiatimes.com

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