Customs sources say that one million tons of turmeric which was ordered to be re-exported due to illegal importation is now to be destroyed in the country. The market value of this stock of turmeric imported in 62 containers is stated to be 768 million rupees.
It is learned that the exporters have not yet paid the fine due for re-exporting the stock of turmeric and in addition there are a number of issues at the state level. However, is this yellow stock re-exported? It is learned that the Customs has failed to take a clear decision on whether to destroy it. It is reported that the non-compliance of this stock of turmeric, which was ordered to be re-exported, has become a problem at present.