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wheat import tax
Two sources in the Indian government told Reuters this week that India could impose a 25-percent wheat import tax by the middle of March. That move would reinstate the tariff after a three-month gap as a response to recent large purchases from overseas. Continue reading

Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Alexis Taylor and Consul General Tom Vajda for the U.S. Consulate General Mumbai kickoff the Taste of America celebration at the Foodhall store in Mumbai, India.

Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Alexis Taylor and Consul General Tom Vajda for the U.S. Consulate General Mumbai kickoff the Taste of America celebration at the Foodhall store in Mumbai, India.

Through its market development programs, USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has established partnerships with nearly 20 U.S. industry groups to help expand market opportunities in India for U.S. food and agricultural products. From U.S. pecans, dry beans, peas and lentils, to California walnuts and Washington apples, India offers a small but growing market for U.S. producers and agribusinesses to export their consumer food products. Continue reading

egg production
India’s agriculture minister says the nation is aiming to triple egg production to combat the challenge of malnutrition. The Poultry Site reports India is already among the top egg producers of the world. Continue reading

cotton trade bales
A territory dispute between India and Pakistan could mean increased cotton trade for the United States. Pro Farmer’s Frist Thing Today reports that the dispute over Kashmir has basically stopped cotton trade between India and Pakistan, a business valued at $822 million per year. Continue reading

Dollar banknotes and wheat grains on wooden background. Agricultural income concept-tight
Wheat traders and the industry remain hopeful tight supplies of the commodity in India could provide a small boost to global prices, and a potential rebound from 10-years lows. Continue reading

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