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Edible Oil Policy Skewed Design

A C Chhatrapati S J PHANSALKAR and V P Gulati (EPW, February 2) have presented a comprehensive statistical review of the edible oil situation. However, their comments on government policies and their alleged impact on various interest groups fall short of objective analysis. They seem to have ignored the interplay of market forces in a highly competitive oilseed and oils economy or short- term political objectives of decision-makers.

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