Good news! Your almond, walnut and pulses prices will not rise
As part of imposition of higher import duties, New Delhi has notified higher tariffs on several products. While import duty on walnut is to be hiked to 120 per cent from 30 per cent, duty on chickpeas, Bengal gram (chana) and masur dal will be hiked to 70 per cent from 30 per cent. Levy on lentils will be hiked to 40 per cent from 30 per cent.
The commerce ministry has asked its finance counterpart to extend the deadline for the rollout of duty hike further and a notification in this regard will issued soon. Image source: Reuters