Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 20:37
India's exports of wheat, rice and corn are expected to drop sharply by 29 percent to 13.5 million tonnes in the 2014-15 marketing year due to sluggish global prices, according to a USDA report.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 12:37
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 20:30
India's production of rice hit an all-time high in 2011-12 crop year (period from July to June) and crossed the 100 million tonnes level.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 17:28
Rice exports were at 74.67 lakh tonnes during April-December 2012 against 71.75 lakh tonnes in the full fiscal year of 2011-12, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 10:49
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 15:59
The fall in rice production in the current crop year in India against rising domestic demand is expected to affect exports of the key staple in 2013, United Nation's body FAO has said.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2012, 23:04
The government on Saturday said there is no need to ban exports of rice and wheat because of poor rains as the country has sufficient stock.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 12:28
India may soon be allowed to export rice to China. The assurance from Beijing came when Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met here with his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao Wednesday on the margins of the Rio+20 Summit.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 08, 2012, 14:29
India has exported nearly 42 lakh tonnes (LT) of non-basmati rice since September last year when the government lifted ban on overseas shipments of the grain.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 16:24
The government may consider more non-basmati rice exports in addition to one million tonnes already approved, Food Minister K V Thomas said on Wednesday, as part of its efforts to trim bulging stocks.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 04, 2011, 23:13
Andhra Pradesh Wednesday decided to
permit export of raw rice from the state for a limited period
of two months with periodic monitoring of price.
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