| WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 28
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 28 Canada's AGT Food
and Ingredients Inc, one of the world's biggest
exporters of peas and lentils, expects India to extend an
exemption for Canada within days from a crop fumigation policy
that threatened to derail trade, Chief Executive Murad Al-Katib
said on Tuesday.
India's current exemption for Canada from its requirement
that pulse crops be fumigated in the country of origin with
methyl bromide, an insect-killing gas, was due to expire on
Friday. But Al-Katib told Reuters that multiple sources in India
have assured him a three- or six-month extension of the
exemption for Canada was imminent, although no official
announcement has been made.
(Reporting by Rod Nickel in Winnipeg, Manitoba; Editing by