ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Coffee Trade in India-Is There a Case for Privatisation

Is There a Case for Privatisation? D Narayana LAST year an internal sales quota (ISO) of 30 per cent was introduced in the domestic coffee market where the practice for the last SO years was one of pooling. This year the demand has been for a free sales quota (FSQ). These are clear steps towards the privatisation of trade. Before getting lost in the strong currents of privatisation a dispassionate analysis of the coffee trade under the Coffee Board is in order.

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