India reduces import quota for green peas; no quota for import of yellow peas
Updated: Apr 23, 2020 07:07:48am
New Delhi, Apr 23 (KNN) India has put restrictions on import of pulses by reducing the import quota and laying down a procedure for its inbound shipment.
The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has said in a trade notice that the import quota for green peas has been to 75,000 tonne for 2020-21. Last year, the quota for import of yellow and green peas was 1.5 lakh tonne.
There is no quota for import of yellow peas for the current fiscal.
DGFT notification said the import would be allowed only to the millers/refiners. The ministry has invited online applications from millers and refiners who have their own units.
"For each refining/processing unit, applicants shall provide self-certified copy of a document issued by central/state/district authorities, indicating its refining/processing capacity," DGFT has said.
It said the applications will be received between April 21 to May 8. (KNN Bureau)