WINNIPEG -- The Canadian pulse industry is pleased that India has officially renewed the fumigation derogation (waiver) that will enable trade to resume. India extended the fumigation derogation until June 30, 2017. The June 30 deadline will be based on the bill of lading date.
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"As Chair of the Pulse Canada Board, I want to thank the Government of Canada, and in particular Minister MacAulay. I was part of Minister MacAulay's mission to India in early March and know that the Minister, High Commissioner and high level staff have made the long-term resolution of Canadian pulse access to India a top priority," said Lee Moats. "We will continue to bring the Canadian farmer and Canadian trade perspective to the table and work with the Government of Canada to achieve long-term, predictable access to our largest market."
Pulse Canada is the national association representing growers, traders and processors of Canadian pulse crops. The Canadian pulse industry has grown to become a global leader, and is the world's largest supplier of pulses with exports to over 150 countries.
SOURCE Pulse Canada
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