South and Central Asia

Data & Analysis

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs revised the raw sugar subsidy to $55.09 (INR 3,371) per metric ton (MT), which is applicable from August 1, 2014, to September 30, 2014.
Imports of livestock into India require an import license issued by the Ministry of Commerce and complying with sanitary conditions as specified in the applicable veterinary health certificate.
Due to drought and irrigation water deficit problems in the south, Post forecasts MY2014/15 wheat production at 7.15 MMT.