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Rice exports up 6% at 8.44 million ton in April-December 2014

India's rice exports rose by 6.1 percent to 8.44 million tonnes during the April-December period of current fiscal compared to 7.95 million tonnes in the same period of 2013-14.

USDA sees fall in India's rice output, exports this year

Harvesting in the rain-affected areas have been significantly delayed as the mechanical harvesters are unable to operate due to wet soil conditions, it said.

India may lose top slot as rice exporter in 2013

India had emerged as the world's largest rice exporter in 2012 beating its Asian counterpart Thailand with shipment of around 10 million tonnes. The country was at the third slot in 2011, it said.