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Do Foodgrain Imports Affect Production

Kalpana Bardhan Do the large imports of foodgrains which we have had to make depress production of food- grains in the country? They need not. First, the imports are in response to shortages and rise in prices; they are determined by, and do not determine, domestic foodgrain prices. Second, the gap between internal production and demand is likely to persist for some time; so imported foodgrains can be absorbed without affecting production.

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