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India extends curbs on peas imports until end-December

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Reuters NEW DELHI
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has extended restrictions on imports of peas until end- December, the government said in a notification on Friday.
In April, India restricted imports of peas to 100,000 tonnes for the April-June quarter and extended the curbs until the end of September.
The country is the world's biggest importer of pulses -protein-rich crops that include peas and lentils.
India buys peas mainly from Canada, Russia, France and the United States.
(Reporting by Neha Dasgupta and Nidhi Verma; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

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First Published: Sep 28 2018 | 5:19 PM IST

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