Analysis

Indian heatwave may hit ag exports

By Grain Brokers Australia
May 10 2022 - 7:00am
HOT, HOT, HOT: Temperatures of epic scale and intensity gripped many parts of India last week, pushing thermometers above 45 degrees Celsius in many regions, and killing crops. Photo: Shutterstock

After five consecutive years of record crops, India's unusually early and record-breaking heatwave has reduced wheat yields, raising questions about how the country will balance its domestic requirements with ambitions to increase exports and take advantage of supply shortfalls stemming from Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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