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India’s export of premium-quality basmati rice up 22% till Feb 2024

New Delhi: India’s exports of premium-quality basmati rice saw a rise of 22 percent, reaching a total value of $5.2 billion from April 2023 to February 2024, propelled by strong demand, particularly from West Asia, a media report said.

Govt makes declaration of wheat stock position mandatory

New Delhi: The Centre on Friday said that traders/wholesalers, retailers, big chain retailers, and processors in all states and Union Territories have to declare their stock position of wheat.

Indian government planning to sell FCI rice under Bharat brand

To relieve the double-digit inflation in rice, the Indian government recently declared the sale of rice under the Bharat brand at Rs 25 per kilogram.

India inks deals to export 500,000 metric tons of Basmati rice: Report

New Delhi: India has entered into agreements to export about 500,000 metric tons of newly harvested basmati rice, making the most of the strong demand from key markets in Europe and the Middle East, Reuters reported citing rice traders.

India’s rice sowing area crosses 411 lakh hectares

New Delhi: India’s rice sowing area touched 411.52 lakh hectares as of September 22 while it was 400.72 lakh hectares on the same date last year, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday.

Kharif Crop sowing crosses 1077.82 lakh hectares

New Delhi: The area under coverage for paddy has increased by about 4% to 398.08 lakh hectares in the ongoing kharif sowing season against 383.79 lakh hectares in the same period last year, according to the data released by the Ministry of Agriculture.

Govt's rice procurement to reach previous year's level of 592 lakh tonnes

New Delhi/IBNS: Centre’s rice procurement is expected to be equal to last year's level of 592 lakh tonnes in the current 2022-23 marketing year ending September, despite an estimated decline in Kharif output, media reports said.

India's rice production likely to fall by 10-12 million tonnes this Kharif season, says Govt

New Delhi: India's rice production could fall by 12 million tonnes owing to lower paddy acreage this Kharif season, the government said Friday.

Less rainfall in Bihar, Jharkhand cause domestic rice prices shoot up by 7 pc

New Delhi: Domestic prices of rice have increased 3-7 percent in the last seven to 10 days over the anticipated fall in Kharif paddy production, especially in Jharkhand and Bihar, owing to below-normal rainfall, according to media reports.

Consumer Price index up 0.2 points, Puducherry records maximum rise

Shimla/UNI: The All lndia Consumer Price Index (CPI) for June increased by 0.2 points and stood at 129.2, as per government data.

India's non-basmati rice exports jump by 109 pc to $ 6115 million

New Delhi: India’s non-basmati rice exports jumped 109 percent from $ 2925 million in FY 2013-14 to $ 6115 million in FY 2021-22.

Cuba, Chile show interest in buying Basmati Rice from Haryana

Chandigarh/UNI: As a result of efforts of the Haryana government to attract foreign investment and promote exports with the aim of enhancing the economic development of the state, Latin American countries, Cuba and Chile, have expressed interest to purchase Basmati rice from Haryana and a delegation of Cuba will visit the state next month for this purpose.

India's rice export rates lowest in three months

New Delhi/IBNS: India's rice export rates have hit a three-month low owing to a decline in demand by buyers in Africa, media reports said.