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KERALA- Election without Issues

and will become a regular feature Since we steadily produce far more long staples than we consume. They say we should make up the domestic shortfall in short staples with imports and cite the current international market where long staples fetch US 70 cents and shorts can be had for US 45 cents. It looks like good bargain in present conditions but it is also true that a few months after we contracted to buy short staples from Pakistan last year, international prices dropped nearly 20 cents.

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