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An Indian daily wage labourer stands next to a bicycle as he takes a short break from loading a truck with 50 kilo sacks of wheat at a grain distribution point on the outskirts of Amristar on May 16, 2013. This years wheat harvest is expected to be more bountiful than last year, India's Agriculture Ministry said recently. India which is the second largest producer of wheat in the world is expected to produce about 93.6 million metric tons. Some reports estimate that this will mean a decrease in the local price of wheat and a boost in exports due to the large surplus of grain stored. AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Indian daily wage labourer stands next to a bicycle as he takes a short break from loading a truck with 50 kilo sacks of wheat at a grain distribution point on the outskirts of Amristar on May 16, 2013. This years wheat harvest is expected to be more bountiful than last year, India's Agriculture Ministry said recently. India which is the second largest producer of wheat in the world is expected to produce about 93.6 million metric tons. Some reports estimate that this will mean a decrease in the local price of wheat and a boost in exports due to the large surplus of grain stored. AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Indian daily wage labourer stands next to a bicycle as he takes a... News Photo 168927132Agriculture,Amritsar,Bicycle,Break,Cereal Plant,Delivering,Economy,Farm Worker,Finance,Grain,Horizontal,India,Kilogram,Loading,Point,Routine,Sack,Short,Stand,Taking,Truck,Wages,WheatPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn Indian daily wage labourer stands next to a bicycle as he takes a short break from loading a truck with 50 kilo sacks of wheat at a grain distribution point on the outskirts of Amristar on May 16, 2013. This years wheat harvest is expected to be more bountiful than last year, India's Agriculture Ministry said recently. India which is the second largest producer of wheat in the world is expected to produce about 93.6 million metric tons. Some reports estimate that this will mean a decrease in the local price of wheat and a boost in exports due to the large surplus of grain stored. AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)