Rice Exports: Non-basmati rice exports contact $6.11 bn in 2021-22

India’s non-basmati rice exports have elevated to USD 6.11 billion in 2021-22 from USD 2.92 billion in 2013-14, the commerce ministry stated on Wednesday. India exported rice to over 150 international locations in 2021-22.

In response to the Directorate Normal of Industrial Intelligence and Statistics information, India had exported non-basmati rice value USD 2 billion in 2019-20, which rose to USD 4.8 billion in 2020-21 and USD 6.11 billion in 2021-22.

“In collaboration with our overseas missions, we’ve got coordinated improvement of logistics in addition to give attention to the manufacturing of high quality produce, which has boosted India’s rice exports prospects,” M Angamuthu, Chairman, Agricultural and Processed Meals Merchandise Export Improvement Authority (APEDA), stated.

West African nation Benin is without doubt one of the main importers of non-basmati rice from India.

Different locations embrace Nepal, Bangladesh, China, Cote D’ Ivoire, Togo, Senegal, Guinea, Vietnam, Djibouti, Madagascar, Cameroon Somalia, Malaysia, Liberia and UAE.

India’s thrust on increasing port dealing with infrastructure, improvement of worth chain, involving key stakeholders together with efforts to discover new alternatives in international locations or markets for rice exports within the final couple of years have led to an enormous spike in rice exports, the ministry stated.

The key rice-producing states are West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Assam, and Haryana.

As per Second Advance Estimates for 2021-22, the full rice manufacturing 2021-22 is estimated at a document 127.93 million tonnes, which is 11.49 million tonnes larger than the final 5 years’ common manufacturing of 116.44 million tonnes, it added.

India is the world’s second-largest rice producer after China.

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