India: GOI Lowers Tariff on Lentils till August 31, 2020

On June 2, 2020, India’s Ministry of Finance notified a decrease in the basic import duty on lentils (0713 40 00) for all origins, except the United States, from 30 to 10 percent until August 31, 2020. The basic import duty on lentils from the United States has been lowered from 50 to 30 percent. The government also announced imports of 200,000 metric tons of pigeon peas and other pulses from Mozambique, under the Memorandum of Understanding between the two governments for the Indian fiscal year 2020/21 (April-March) outside the quota limits announced for the select four pulses for other origins.

India: GOI Lowers Tariff on Lentils till August 31, 2020