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India, the world's biggest producer of pulses, has allowed exports of a few varieties of pulses, a government statement said on Friday.
They are red gram, black gram and green gram, locally known as arhar, urad and moong.
India banned exports of pulses a few years ago when domestic prices jumped due to a production shortfall.
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