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Industry miffed as govt mulls dairy import from New Zealand, Australia

Amul brand owener GCMMF plans to move Centre against move, says imports will force players to cut domestic prices by half, shave off farmer's earnings by 40%

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dairy | Milk Products

Dilip Kumar Jha  |  Mumbai 

Apprehensive that cheap dumping will hurt domestic producers and farmers alike, Indian dairy producers are protesting against a proposal by the government to allow dairy imports from the world's largest producers -- New Zealand and Australia.

Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), India's largest milk producer in cooperative sector and the owner of the Amul brand, is planning to write to the Union Ministry of Commerce and other concerned ministries to stall cheap dairy imports from New Zealand and Australia. Responding to a Business Standard query, R S ...

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First Published: Sat, July 20 2019. 18:52 IST
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