New Delhi: About 2,500 tonne of wheat from Pakistan reached India on Wednesday. The consignments have been send for quality tests, flour millers said.
“We look forward to import more from Pakistan as rising rupee has made imports from Pakistan attractive,” S. Pramod Kumar of Roller Flour Millers Federation of India, said.
The wheat, which arrived at the southern port of Tuticorin, was bought at $232 (Rs9,512) a tonne, Kumar said. Indian traders have contracted to import 20,000 tonnes of Pakistani wheat, Vijay Iyengar, managing director of Agrocorp International Pvt. Ltd, had said earlier this month.