India’s rice export loses steam this quarter; Exports to Africa continue

Non-basmati rice exports from India have slowed during the current quarter, especially to the Far-East and South-East Asia, on new paddy arrivals from theregion. In addition, , payment trouble with Vietnam buyers, high freight charges and current market volatility are impacting shipments. On the other hand, shipments to Africa, especially parboiled rice, are doing well, […]

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Increase in non-basmati rice prices in Vietnam and Thailand presents opportunity for Indian rice exporters

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Indian exporters of non-basmati rice have seen a surge in orders after the price of the grain increased in Vietnam and Thailand. Indian rice is now cheaper than the Southeast Asian varieties by almost $100 per tonne, the Economic Times reports. “Export demand for non-basmati rice remains robust due to price rise in Vietnam and […]

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India’s rice exports fall 26.5% in Apr-July 2019 on subdued demand and weak rupee: APEDA

India’s rice exports in April-July declined 26.5 per cent from a year ago to 3.14 million tonnes, a government body said, as demand for non-basmati rice was subdued from African buyers. The country’s non-basmati rice exports plunged 37 per cent during the period to 1.7 million tonnes, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development […]

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Parboiled rice trade hits record on African and South Asian demand; India big player

Parboiled rice, which is processed by steaming rice in the husk thus retaining nutrients and resulting in more separated grains when cooked, has grown in prominence and now accounts for nearly 20 percent of global trade, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). It said in its latest World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate […]

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