Government considering imposing import duty on wheat
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 2:30 PM
Agriculture Secretary Shobhana K Pattanayak on Wednesday said that the government is considering imposing import duty on wheat. She further added that it is being done to protect farmers amid projections of a record output this year. On December 8, the government had reduced customs duty on wheat to zero from 10 % to boost domestic availability and check retail prices.