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India considering measures to cool high wheat prices: Govt official

India has been considering measures to cool domestic wheat prices, which jumped to a record high this week as supplies dwindled, Food Secretary Sanjeev Chopra said on Thursday

Acros combine harvesters drive through a wheat field during the summer harvest on a farm. Photo: Bloomberg

India weighs steps to cool record wheat prices, government sources say

Reuters NEW DELHI
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has been considering measures to cool domestic wheat prices, which jumped to a record high this week as supplies dwindled, Food Secretary Sanjeev Chopra said on Thursday.
The world's second-biggest producer of the grain banned wheat exports in May, but that has failed to stop domestic prices from rising.
(Reporting by Mayank Bhardwaj; editing by Jason Neely)

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First Published: Jan 19 2023 | 5:47 PM IST

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