Smallest Indian Wheat Crop in Six Years Set to Spur Imports

  • Output to decline as El Nino-linked dry weather cuts planting
  • Flour mills in southern India may import wheat to bridge gap

A farmer picks up damaged wheat at a farm in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Monday, April 13, 2015.

Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

India may harvest its smallest wheat crop in six years after two successive years of below-average monsoon rainfall stresses crops, potentially opening its doors to more imports.

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