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GPC Vice President Anurag Tulshan Elected to GAFTA Council

18 January 2018

Global Pulse Confederation Vice President Anurag Tulshan was formally elected to The Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA) Council. He is the first Indian ever elected to this position.

Mr. Tulshan stated from London today that we will foster the relations between GAFTA and GPC for industry benefit.

EU MRLs for Pirimiphos Methyl on Pulses

10 January 2018

Dear members,
Coceral has raised an issue in relation to EU Maximum Residue Level (MRL) of pirimiphos-methyl on pulses (beans, lentils, and peas). We would like to know if you are experiencing any difficulties in complying with these MRLs in the Pulses Sector before deciding if action should be taken at EU level.

Indian Government Extends Relaxation of Fumigation Regulations

02 January 2018

The Government of India extended relaxation of fumigation regulations for methyl bromide treatment of imported pulses and other agricultural commodities until June 30, 2018.

GPC Supports 17 Governments’ Call for Strengthening CODEX and Providing Farmers with Tools to Access International Markets

15 December 2017

The Global Pulse Confederation (GPC) welcomed a joint statement issued this week from 17 governments participating in the 11th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The joint statement emphasized the importance of strengthening science-based Sanitary and Phytosanitary measures (SPS) and supporting farmer access to a broader range of tools and technologies.

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