Export ban decisions based on domestic needs, checking hoarders: Goyal 

With the WTO chief sitting next to him in the panel, Goyal said India traditionally has never been an exporter of grains and was rather importing initially, till the Green Revolution happened.

published on : 25th May 2022

India's wheat export regulation will not affect global markets: Piyush Goyal 

The minister said that India "never-ever" was a traditional player in the international wheat market.

published on : 25th May 2022

'Centre's wheat ban hurting farmers, but exemptions helping exporters': Yogendra Yadav

Yadav also accused the Narendra Modi-led government of going back on its promise for a committee on the minimum support price issue and to withdraw cases against farmers.

published on : 25th May 2022

Government wheat procurement down by 53 per cent to 182 lakh tonnes in 2022-23

The wheat procurement target has been revised downward to 195 lakh tonnes for the current year from the earlier 444 lakh tonnes due to a fall in wheat output and increased exports.

published on : 24th May 2022

Economic growth may have slowed to 3.5 per cent in Q4 FY22: Report

Even the gross value added (GVA) at basic prices (at constant 2011-12 prices) in Q4 FY2022 seems to have eased to 2.7 per cent from 4.7 per cent in Q3 FY2022, it said.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Prolonged high temperatures could worsen inflation, hurt growth in India: Moody's 

The Indian government has revised its estimates for wheat production by 5.4 per cent to 105 million tonnes for the crop year ending June 2022, given lower yields amid higher temperatures.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Bitter harvest for Indian farmers after wheat export ban

India is the world's second-biggest wheat producer, but the government -- itself the country's biggest buyer of the crop -- said it chose to protect food security for its mammoth population.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Wheat export: No bar on sanctioned orders

Centre clarifies that shipment of consignments registered with customs authorities before the ban will be allowed

published on : 18th May 2022

Centre allows export of wheat consignments registered with customs authority before ban

On May 13, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) issued a notification banning exports of wheat with immediate effect to control price rise.

published on : 17th May 2022

US hopes India would 'reconsider' its decision to restrict wheat export

India, the world's second-biggest wheat producer, has banned wheat exports in a bid to check high domestic prices amid concerns of wheat output being hit by scorching heat waves.

published on : 17th May 2022

Chinese media defends Indian wheat export curb after G7 criticism

Last week, the Indian government amended the export policy of wheat by putting its export under the "prohibited" category.

published on : 16th May 2022

Ban on wheat exports 'anti-farmer' move, say Punjab farmers' unions

They also slammed the Centre for not announcing a bonus of Rs 500 per quintal of wheat, as demanded by them to compensate the drop in the yield on account of shrivelled grains due to intense heat wave

published on : 16th May 2022

Economy chintan: P Chidambaram for policy reset

He also argued that due to the economic policies of the Modi government, there was a complete breakdown of trust between states and the Centre.

published on : 15th May 2022

Wheat export banned to contain inflation, maintain food security

Amid concerns of lower-thanexpected production, the government on Saturday announced a total ban on wheat export with immediate effect.

published on : 15th May 2022

Centre allows 18 percent relaxation for shrivelled wheat from Punjab & Haryana; but procurement over

But interestingly the procurement in both states is over.

published on : 14th May 2022
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