India inks MoU with Mozambique to import pulses

Q.  India has inked an MoU to import pulses from which African nation?
- Published on 04 Aug 16

a. Mozambique
b. Madagascar
c. Malawi
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Mozambique
 
India has inked an MoU with Mozambique to import 3.75 lakh tonne pulses during 2016-2019.
  • MoU fixes a target of minimum quantities of import of tour and other pulses from Mozambique over three financial years.
  • India imported pulses worth USD 3.90 billion in 2015-2016 as against 2.78 billion in the previous fiscal
  • In quantity terms, pulse imports in 2015-2016 stood at 57.97 lakh tonnes as against 45.85 lakh tonnes in 2014-2015

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