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IMF: India’s rice restrictions could fuel food price inflation

WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) – India’s move to restrict exports of certain types of rice could help exacerbate food price inflation and should be reversed, International Monetary Fund chief economist Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas said on Tuesday. Gourinchas told a news conference that India’s restriction would have a similar effect of the …

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India to face apple crunch as heavy rain hits production

[1/2]Rotten apples are seen on a tree at an apple orchard, in Sopore, north Kashmir, September 13, 2019. Picture taken September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/ NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR, July 24 (Reuters) – India’s apple production is expected to nearly halve this year after heavy rains and flash floods wiped out about …

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