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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
14-May-2012 16:49 IST
Import of Yellow Pulses

 

.                                       To bridge the gap between demand and supply of pulses in the domestic market and to exercise a moderating influence on prices as per the mandate given by the Government, STC has imported yellow peas under Government account along with other pulses under 15% subsidy scheme and PDS scheme.

 

 The details of the yellow pulses imported by STC are as under:-

 

Year

Total Quantity Imported (in MTs)

Country of Origin

Value (in USD)

2009-10

65,114

Canada

Ukraine

17,831,625

2010-11

1,01,031

Canada

32,460,171

2011-12

69,966

Canada

29,097,377

2012-13 (till date)

Nil

Total

2,36,111

 

79,389,173

 

    This information was given by Shri Jyotiradiya M. Scindia,  Minister of State for Commerce & Industry   in written reply to a question in  Lok    Sabha today.

 

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