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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's rice production to decline at 99 mn tonne: USDA

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 18:30

Rice production in India, the world's largest producer, is expected to decline by 5 percent to 99 million tonnes, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has said.

World rice output rises to record 480 MT in 2011

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 14:43

Helped by record rice production in India, world output of the key staple rose by 2.6 percent to all-time high of 480.1 million tonnes (MT) in 2011, United Nation's body Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said.

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.