Indian imports of Almonds is exploding as local supply cannot keep up to demand. As a result, India is importing almonds and walnuts from USA and other producing nations in record quantities.
Category: Agricultural Products
India on March 7, 2017 imposed a temporary ban on imports of agricultural products from Vietnam due to “repeated interception of quarantine pests”. Its notable that India imports coffee beans, bamboo, black pepper, cinnamon, cassia and dragon fruit from Vietnam among other products.
The Indian Government on Tuesday March 28th, 2017 announced an introduction of 10% import duty on wheat and pulses. It had earlier abolished these duties four months back. In these four months, import of these commodities increased substantially causing dollar outflows.
A coffee buyer in the USA will demand for a coffee bean that is found in a specific part of the world, the exotic civet coffee comes to mind, a demand that may only be met by coffee suppliers from south Asia.
Rice remains the leading, staple food crop which is consumed globally. Among the top, leading producers and exporters of the crop in the world today are China, India, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Vietnam.