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Good choice going to India

  • By: "Prime" Ag News
  • Jan 11, 2018

Good choice going to India
Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, David Littleproud, will visit India, where he will make representations to the Indian Government around tariffs on chickpeas and lentils.

Tariffs on Australian chickpeas and lentils entering India from Australia were raised without notice from 0 to 30 per cent, with immediate effect, on December 21.

Speaking from the GrainCorp terminal in Geelong this afternoon as part of his first Victorian visit as Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Minister Littleproud said he'd take the concerns of Australian growers to the Indian Government.

"Australia hugely appreciates its good relationship with India," Minister Littleproud said.

"India is the world's second largest population and is our fifth-largest export market, worth $3.1 billion in ...