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Path cleared for revival of tobacco exports to China

Our Bureau Guntur | Updated on January 22, 2019 Published on January 22, 2019

The path has been cleared for revival of virginia tobacco exports to China, a move that will be of great benefit to farmers and the trade, according to a press release issued by the Tobacco Board here.

The issue was discussed by Anup Wadhawan, Commerce Secretary, currently on a tour of China, with the Vice Minister of General Administration of China Customs, responsible for market access and quarantine issues. A phyto-sanitary protocol was signed by Indian and Chinese officials, to facilitate tobacco exports to China.

China was once an importer of Indian tobacco but subsequently there was a break for several years. India can supply quality tobacco to China, adds the release.

Published on January 22, 2019
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