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Cotton exports ban: GoM to meet today

Cotton exports ban: GoM to meet today

The Commerce Ministry had imposed a ban on cotton exports earlier last week in an apparent bid to increase the domestic supply.

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  • CNN-IBN
  • Last Updated: March 9, 2012, 10:31 AM IST
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New Delhi: A group of ministers will be meeting on Friday at 5:00 pm to discuss the row over the ban on cotton exports.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had asked the Commerce Ministry's decision to ban cotton exports to be reviewed.

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar had taken strong objection to the decision.

The Commerce Ministry had taken the decision to ban cotton exports earlier last week in a bid to increase the domestic supply.

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