INDIA: No Ban On Chinese Raw Silk Imports
The Union Minister of State for Textiles, Mr V. Dhananjay Kumar, today virtually ruled out banning imports of raw silk from China, rejecting the demands of growers in Karnataka, the largest silk producing state in the country. Mr Kumar said silk had never been under the banned list in the country. It was only in the restricted list. The Government had imposed a 45 per cent import duty on silk, he noted.
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