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Vegetable Oil Imports via South Asian Countries India’s edible vegetable oil imports dropped about 2.23 percent during November 2017-June 2018 to 9.4 MMT versus 9.615 MMT in the same previous eight months. For June 2018, they were 19.18 percent lower than May 2018 at 1.007 MMT and down 22.11 against June 2017. Meanwhile, crude palm and palmolein imports totaled 5.557 MMT in the November 2017-June 2018 period with sold oil imports at 3.843 MMT versus 5.925 MMT and 3.690 MMT, respectively, during November 2016-June 2017. After the government of India (GOI) raised the duties on crude and soft edible oils, there was a surge in oil imports from South Asian nations, particularly Bangladesh. While that country is not a very large producer...

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