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India's wheat, rice & corn exports may fall 29% in 2014-15

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.

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

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.

India to retain top rice exporter rank, says CARE Ratings

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.

Rice exports jumps to 74.67 lakh tonnes during Apr-Dec 2012

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.

India may lose top slot as rice exporter in 2013

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.

Rice exports from India may decline in 2013: FAO

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.

No need to ban rice, wheat exports due to poor rains: Govt

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.

India may soon export rice to China

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.

India exports 42 lakh tonnes of non-basmati rice since Sept 2011

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.

India may consider more rice exports: Govt

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.

Govt allows export of rice for two months

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.