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India’s ban on wheat export likely to affect Bangladesh

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Published: 11:09, 14 May 2022  
India’s ban on wheat export likely to affect Bangladesh

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India has banned the export of wheat with immediate effect in a bid to ensure food security.

India said only government-to-government deals will be entertained.

Bangladesh is the top destination for India’s wheat exports.

India’s wheat export to Bangladesh increased by a massive 255 percent in value from April’21 to March’22 (Indian fiscal year), according to the country’s commerce ministry data.

During FY2021-22, India exported wheat to Bangladesh valued at $1.10 billion, up from $310 million in the previous year. The volume of India’s wheat export to Bangladesh grew by 241 percent during the period.

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