Friday, November 25, 2022
India will take steps to curb increase in wheat prices
The government of India said it will take steps to curb a possible increase in wheat prices, as it closely monitors rates in the retail market, following a wheat export ban announced in May 2022 to boost domestic supplies and control prices ...
Monday, November 14, 2022
India's wheat planting acreage up nearly 10%
Data from India's Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare showed the country's has planted wheat on 4.5 million hectares since October 1, 2022, 9.7% higher year-on-year, Reuters reported.
Monday, November 14, 2022
India's soaring wheat prices could prompt government to announce price-cooling measures
India's trade and government sources said soaring wheat prices in the country could prompt the government to announce price-cooling measures, including the release of state reserves and the termination of the 40% tax on imports, the Times o ...
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
India's wheat shipments only up 10% following ban on exports
Wheat shipments from India has only increased 10% year-on-year after India's government imposed a ban on exports of wheat to other countries five months ago to keep domestic prices down, the Indo-Asian News Service reported.
Friday, October 21, 2022
India could sell wheat in the open market as it has ample stocks
Sudhanshu Pandey, India's most senior civil servant at the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said that the country has ample stocks of wheat and rice, and the government could sell wheat in the open market to contro ...
Monday, August 22, 2022
No intention to import wheat, India says
India has sufficient stocks of wheat and there is no plan to import the grain, the government clarified on August 21 after some media outlets reported New Delhi was planning to import wheat.
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Wheat prices in India increase to record high despite export ban
Wheat prices in India have increased to a record high despite an export ban, due to rising demand and low supply from a crop damaged by heatwave, Reuters reported.
Monday, June 27, 2022
Wheat export ban's impact on India and the world
The world is depending on India for the supply of wheat as no fresh arrival is expected from anywhere in the world between now and July.
Friday, May 27, 2022
India has no immediate plans to ease ban on wheat exports
Piyush Goyal, India's Commerce Minister, said the country has no immediate plans to ease its ban on wheat exports, but would continue to do business with foreign nations directly, Reuters reported.
Thursday, May 19, 2022
India permits wheat exports awaiting customs clearance
India's government has permitted wheat exports awaiting customs clearance, easing export restrictions after banning international sales of the staple grain on Saturday, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
1.8 million tonnes of wheat stuck in India's ports due to export ban
Four dealers said about 1.8 million tonnes of wheat are stuck in India's ports due to an export ban imposed on the grain, resulting in traders facing hefty losses from possibly selling to a weaker local market, Reuters reported.
Monday, May 16, 2022
India bans exports of wheat as heat wave affects output
The Indian government has imposed a ban on wheat exports from the country days after it expected to reach record shipments in 2022, following a heat wave that is affecting grain output and resulting in soaring domestic prices for wheat, Reu ...
Thursday, May 12, 2022
India exports record 1.4 million tonnes of wheat in April
Four trade sources told Reuters that India exported a record 1.4 million tonnes of wheat in April, as buyers search for alternatives to Black Sea grain supplies following Russia's invasion into Ukraine, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Heat wave threatens India's wheat production and exports
Wheat production in India is expected to decline in 2022 after five years straight of record harvests, due to temperatures sharply rising in mid-March slashing crop yields, Reuters reported.
Monday, May 2, 2022
Strong global wheat demand brings export boom for Indian farmers
Soaring wheat prices worldwide has given suppliers and farmers in India a rare profitable export window, with many Indian farmers selling wheat crop to private traders instead of the state stockpiler, Reuters reported.

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