India discussing hike in duties to discourage non-essential imports - CNBC-TV18

A worker sits on a ship carrying containers at Mundra Port in the western Indian state of Gujarat

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government is considering a hike in import duties for various items and wants to discourage the import of non-essential items to address current account deficit concerns, CNBC-TV18 reported on Monday citing sources.

(Reporting by Tanvi Mehta; Editing by Krishna N. Das)