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Ashok Gulati and Ritika Juneja write: Why rice and wheat bans aren’t the answer to inflation

July 28, 2022 2:21 pm

Abrupt export bans inflict high costs on poorer nations. India’s agri-trade policies need to be predictable, rather than a result of knee-jerk reactions

Explained: Why the UAE has 'suspended' re-export of Indian wheat-milling

June 15, 2022 8:13 pm

"India doesn't want its wheat exported to Dubai or Abu Dhabi to go out to other countries, whether as grain or flour. It would want that wheat to be consumed locally, including the migrant Indian workers in UAE," trade sources told The Indian Express.

Panel looking into requests for wheat from 5-6 countries: Govt

June 03, 2022 7:18 am

Pandey said wheat prices in the domestic market are showing a declining trend after the export restrictions. In wake of the Russia-Ukraine war, the demand for Indian wheat has increased overseas.

Explained: Sugar export curbs and their impact

May 26, 2022 7:42 am

The government has notified that sugar exports will be restricted, or allowed only with permission. How much sugar does India export, what led to this decision, and what are its likely implications?

India has no immediate plan to lift wheat export ban, commerce minister says

May 25, 2022 6:13 pm

The world's second biggest producer of wheat banned private overseas sales of the grain on May 14 after a scorching heat wave curtailed output and domestic prices hit a record high. Global wheat prices surged after the decision.

Opinion: The message from the government’s wheat export ban

May 25, 2022 9:04 pm

Madan Sabnavis writes: It is not prepared to let market forces operate in the agricultural sector.

Lessons for today from India’s 2006 wheat crisis

May 19, 2022 8:40 am

T Nanda Kumar writes: With the expertise available in the country now, algorithms can be built to assess the impact of weather and pest events on crop size and quality.

India relaxes wheat order, allows export of shipments booked before May 13 ban

May 18, 2022 8:18 am

According to the Commerce Ministry statement, the government also allowed a wheat shipment headed for Egypt, which was already under loading at the Kandla port.

Madhya Pradesh: Hit by wheat export ban, traders call mandi strike

May 17, 2022 5:50 am

This comes a day after Gopaldas Aggarwal, president of Sakhal Anaj Dalhan Tilhan Vyapari Mahasangh Samittee, stated in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that around 7,000 trucks loaded with wheat had lined up outside the Kandla and Mumbai ports over the past 10 days.