ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Mar 2020

India has increased the import quota of Pigeon Pease for the year 2020-21.

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  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 2 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Apr 2020 | Removal date: 15 May 2021

Import quota

On 28 March 2020, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry through Notification SO 1225(E) increased the import quota of Pigeon Peas (Cajanus Cajan) from 200,000 metric tonnes to 400,000 metric tonnes for the fiscal year 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021.

An annual import quota on Pigeon peas has been announced since 5 August 2017 (see related State Act).

On 19 March 2021, through SO 1266(E) the enhanced import quota was extended for the year 2021-22.

On 15 May 2021, the import restrictions on these beans were withdrawn until 31 October 2021.

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Inception date: 01 Nov 2021 | Removal date: 31 Mar 2022

Import quota

On 28 March 2020, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry through Notification SO 1225(E) increased the import quota of Pigeon Peas (Cajanus Cajan) from 200,000 metric tonnes to 400,000 metric tonnes. The quota was initially increased for the year 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021, but was later extended to the year 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022.

On 15 May 2021, the restriction was temporarily withdrawn until 31 October 2021. The import quota restriction will continue to be applicable from 1 November 2021.