Clearance to Urad and Pea Import Consignments Declined by Customs At Ports

Custom department has refused to clear consignment of urad and pea at ports. Now stay order given to some selected for urad and pea importers by court may be a hot issue now. A long duration meeting was held between custom department and importers. It concluded with no result. At Chennai port around 5000 MT urad was lying and was awaiting clearance. Besides, some consignments of peas too was there. Quantity of peas is much higher than urad. With this news urad and peas market traded up by Rs 300.After Mumbai and Chennai ports, Kolkata port too has stopped green signalling urad and peas consignments. It may push up price further.