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India not planning to restrict parboiled rice exports, clarifies food secy

Currently, there are no restrictions on the exports of parboiled rice, which constitutes nearly a third of India's total rice exports

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Last month, India surprised buyers by imposing a ban on the export of widely consumed non-basmati white rice, following a ban on broken rice exports last year | Photo: Bloomberg

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India is not considering imposing any restrictions on the exports of non-basmati parboiled rice, Food Secretary Sanjeev Chopra said on Tuesday.
Last month, India surprised buyers by imposing a ban on the export of widely consumed non-basmati white rice, following a ban on broken rice exports last year.
Currently, there are no restrictions on the exports of parboiled rice, which constitutes nearly a third of India's total rice exports.
 
 

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First Published: Aug 22 2023 | 2:58 PM IST

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