India ups tariffs on 28 US goods

A street vendor in Bangalore selling various fried grains, a popular snack in India. Import duties on chickpeas and lentils from the US have been raised to 70% from 30%. – EPA pic, June 16, 2019.

INDIA today imposed higher tariffs on 28 items imported from the US, in retaliation to Washington’s recent withdrawal of trade privileges for New Delhi.

The increased duties apply to products including almonds, apples and walnuts, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs said.

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