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Post export ban, India asked to supply over 1.5 mn tonnes wheat: Report

'More than half a dozen countries have approached India for more than 1.5 million tonnes of wheat and we will see how to go about these requests,' says a govt official who didn't wish to be identified

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India has received requests for the supply of more than 1.5 million tonnes of wheat from several countries that need the staple to overcome shortages triggered by the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, trade and government sources said on Monday.
 
"More than half a dozen countries have approached India for more than 1.5 million tonnes of wheat and we will see how to go about these requests," said a government official who didn't wish to be identified in line with official rules.
 
"India is keen to help vulnerable countries and anyone who needs wheat," said the official involved in decision

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First Published: May 30 2022 | 8:24 PM IST

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