India’s non-basmati rice exports triple in three years

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India’s exports of non-basmati rice touched $6.11 billion in the 2021-22 financial year (April-May), tripling in three years from $2.01 billion in the 2019-20 financial years, becoming the top foreign exchange earner among all commodity exports, a government statement said. According to trade data, India exported rice to over 150 countries, the statement said, adding […]

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Nearly a third of India’s rice exports for this month are stuck due to a shortage of freight trains

Nearly a third of India’s rice exports for January 2022 are stuck due to a shortage of freight trains. Most traders have stopped signing February export contracts to avoid demurrage charges, industry officials told Reuters. The slowdown in exports from India, the world’s biggest rice exporter, has allowed rival suppliers such as Thailand, Myanmar and […]

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India’s agri exports up by 18 per cent to touch $ 10 billion in the first half of fiscal 2021

India’s exports of major 37 agriculture and processed products, promoted by Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), jumped by 18 per cent to $ 10 billion during the first half of the current fiscal from the year-ago period. Wheat, maize, meat, dairy and poultry products registered impressive export growths. The overall export […]

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India likely to export 10 million tonnes of non-Basmati rice in 2020-21 season

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After having already exported around 7 million tonnes of non-basmati rice till November 2020, India is likely to export around 10 million tonnes in the 2020-21 season, said All India Rice Exporters Association (AIREA). This could be a record year for non-basmati rice exports for the country, AIREA said. India had exported around 5.04 million […]

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India’s non-Basmati rice exports surge 30% in 11 months to Feb 2018

India’s non-basmati rice exports during April-February jumped 30 per cent from a year earlier to 7.7 million tonnes as Bangladesh, Benin and Sri Lanka increased their purchases, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) said. In terms of value, non-basmati Rice exports rose 42.5 per cent to $3,194 million from $2,241 million […]

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India’s non-basmati rice exports spike on strong demand from neighbours and depleted Thai stocks

India’s non-basmati rice exports during the first nine months of the current fiscal have registered a growth of 40 per cent in volumes at 6.338 million tonnes and 46 per cent increase in value terms at Rs 16,803 crore over corresponding period last year thanks to strong demand from neighbours Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, and […]

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China may allow non-basmati rice from India – report

China may soon grant market access to India’s non-basmati rice exports, acceding to a long-pending request from New Delhi, a newspaper report said. The Hindu quoted official sources as saying that Chinese officials would visit India later this month inspect 19 rice mills registered with the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO). These mills are situated […]

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