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Canadian Delegation To Begin Discussion Over Duty Hike On Peas Next Week

Published on: Nov 11, 10:00

 
India and Canada will discuss issues relating to duty hike on peas,proposed bilateral trade and other issues in new emerging scenario next week starting from13th Nov-2018.A high level Canadian delegation is expected to reach Delhi on Monday.The top agenda under discussion is likely to be 50 % increase of basic custom duty on peas. Notably, Canada is top supplier of peas to India.Increase in  basic custom duty has distorted Canadian peas market negatively.
 
Indian officials say that duty increase was compliantwith the world trade organization norms and duty was imposed due to higher production in India.Indian side is likely to discuss over Canadian  business norms related to Canada's temporary Foreign  Worker Program,so that Indian skilled workers could get benefit from it.