Issue Date: Mar 15, 2009
EU subsidy may hurt the Indian dairy industry
to shield its dairy industry from the pinch of global economic meltdown, the European Commission has decided to reinstate export subsidies on dairy products, which it suspended in 2007. The move may adversely impact India's dairy industry.
Under the plan, the executive body of the EU will reduce export duty on skimmed milk powder, butter and butter oil by about 15 per cent from March 1. It will also support the dairy producers through intervention purchases.
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