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India imposes new trade restrictions on pea imports


January 2, 2020
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India has caught pulse crop exporters by surprise with plans to impose new restrictions on pea imports. The Indian government introduced stiff tariffs in November 2017, which resulted in sharply reduced Canadian sales.

Tariff rates and quota levels are unchanged, but new measures were announced by the Government of India Directorate General of Foreign Trade on Thursday. “There may be a minimum import price as well as having all pea imports restricted to one port in northeast India,” said Mac Ross, Pulse Canada’s director of market access and trade policy. | READ MORE