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India downplays wheat export worries as heat waves threaten yields

Delhi says it won't curb shipments amid supply disruptions caused by Ukraine war

A wheat farmer in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh: The country has endured unusual heat waves around harvest time.   © Reuters

NEW DELHI -- Record-breaking heat waves have hit wheat production in India, but officials are downplaying concerns the scorching conditions could hamper plans to fill a global supply gap linked to the war in Ukraine.

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