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INDIA SENEGAL

Macky Sall makes moves as India's rice protectionism puts Dakar on edge

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Senegal's President Macky Sall in Hamburg, northern Germany, on 7 July 2017.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Senegal's President Macky Sall in Hamburg, northern Germany, on 7 July 2017. © Ludovic Marin/Pool via Reuters
India's export ban and subsequent tax hike on broken rice, of which Senegal is a major consumer, have greatly displeased Dakar. Macky Sall and his ministers mobilised to get New Delhi to change its position, but high export taxes continue to disrupt grain imports. [...] (461 words)
Issue dated 23/11/2022 Reading time 2 minutes
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