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  • Centre should stop cashew tax: Mercykutty

    Nov 23rd, 2017

    The State government has requested the Centre to waive the 5% levy on raw cashew. Cashew Development Minister J. Mercykutty Amma said the State had also asked the Centre to withdraw from the Regional Comprehensive Economic partnership with Vietnam.The Minister said the trade accorded would open the door for cheap cashew from that country, and it would destroy the domestic market.