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Indian daily-wage labourers who are employed in loading 50 kilo sacks of wheat onto trucks at a grain distribution point on the outskirts of Amritsar on May 16, 2013, gather to talk to bosses about their wage arrangements. 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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Indian daily-wage labourers who are employed in loading 50 kilo sacks of wheat onto trucks at a grain distribution point on the outskirts of Amritsar on May 16, 2013, gather to talk to bosses about their wage arrangements. 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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