• India open to exporting wheat to needy nations despite ban

    11 days ago - By Chron

    NEW DELHI - India on Sunday said it would keep a window open to export wheat to food-deficit countries at the government level despite restrictions announced two days earlier.
    India's Commerce Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam told reporters the government will also allow private companies to meet previous commitments to export nearly 4.3 million tons of wheat until July. India exported 1 million tons of wheat in April.
    India mainly exports wheat to neighboring countries like Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
    A notice in the government gazette by the Directorate of Foreign Trade on Friday said...
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