Over 1 lakh tons of agarbatti (incense) imported in 2018-19, 94% from Vietnam: Commerce Min Goyal

New Delhi: Imports of agarbattis are largely coming from Vietnam. Out of a total 1,04,097 metric tons (MT) of imports of agarbatti, imports from Vietnam was around 98,000 MT in 2018-19. By Notification dated 31 August 2019, import of agarbatti has been amended from free to restricted with immediate effect.

This information was given by the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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