India to allow in imports of US pork and products, US officials say

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India to allow in imports of US pork and products, US officials say

US Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Monday (Jan 10)."India's agreement to allow US pork imports for the first time is great news for US producers and for Indian consumers," Ms Tai said in a statement.

Mr Vilsack said Washington was working to ensure the US pork industry could start shipping products to India as soon as possible.He said the deal marked the culmination of two decades of seeking market access for US pork to India.In 2020, the United States was the world's third-largest pork producer and second-largest exporter, with global sales of pork and pork products valued at US$7.7 billion (S$10.44 billion).

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"India's agreement to allow US pork imports for the first time is great news for US producers and for Indian consumers," Ms Tai said in a statement. Mr Vilsack said Washington was working to ensure the US pork industry could start shipping products to India as soon as possible. But the local assembly elections in five states , representing a population of about 250 million, would proceed as planned starting in February, the commission said. He said the deal marked the culmination of two decades of seeking market access for US pork to India. The move is part of a wider ambitious policy to position India as a global hub for electronics system design and manufacturing with a total financial outlay of 2. In 2020, the United States was the world's third-largest pork producer and second-largest exporter, with global sales of pork and pork products valued at US$7. The major urban centres of Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata have been hit hardest.7 billion (S$10. "We have been playing pretty good cricket, though we have had quite a few things not go our way.

44 billion). "Political parties and candidates are advised to conduct their campaign as much as possible through digital and virtual media platforms," Mr Chandra said Saturday. Key features include support of up to 50 per cent of the total project cost for applicants setting up semiconductor and display fabrication units as well as an incentive of up to half the cost of eligible expenditure for semiconductor design companies. In fiscal year 2021, the United States exported more than US$1.6 billion of agricultural products to India. About half of the more than 180 million eligible voters across the five states are fully vaccinated, and more than 80 per cent have received one dose, he said. At a revived US-India Trade Policy Forum in New Delhi last November, India and the United States agreed to expand trade of some agricultural products, including US cherries, alfalfa and distiller dried grains as well as Indian mangoes, grapes, shrimp and water buffalo meat. Mr Rajeev Khushu, chairman of the India Electronics and Semiconductor Association, told The Straits Times that the new policy has been"well thought out". Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Joe Biden in Washington in September and both leaders agreed to expand trade ties to strengthen relations between the world's largest and richest democracies. Scientists are concerned that a repeat of that pattern in the coming weeks could coincide with preparations for elections. "We are trying to be as stable as possible with regards the playing XI.

India is still pressing for restoration of its beneficiary status under the Generalised System of Preferences, the US programme that provides some tariff-free access for imports from developing countries that expired at the end of 2020. More On This Topic . The true number of infections was probably undercounted in official data as a large number of the infected people were asymptomatic or had mild symptoms and did not test. "The ball is now in the manufacturers' courts.