Export of Non-Basmati Rice from India

Export of Non-Basmati Rice from India


India is also exporting a substantial quantity of non-basmati rice to various countries in the world. However, the export of non-basmati rice has been fluctuating year to year due to weather conditions affecting the production of non-basmati rice. The export of non-basmati rice from India was on its peak during 1995-96 and a total quantity of 45.41 lakhs metric tons was exported to different countries in the world. Again the export crossed to 43.66 lakhs metric tons during 1998-99, but during subsequent years, the export of non-basmati rice again came down significantly due to various reasons.
 

Countries where Non - Basmati Rice is exported:


• Bangladesh
• Australia
• Bahrain
• Ethiopia
• France
• Germany
• U.K
• Hong Kong
• Korea
• Sri-Lanka
• Maldives
• Mauritius

• Malaysia
• Nigeria
• Indonesia
• Nepal
• Qatar
• Russia
• South Africa
• Saudi Arabia
• Somalia
• Singapore
• U.A.E etc.


According to a latest report by APEDA, till February 2006, basmati export had already crossed one million tone mark and stood at 11.4 lakhs tone, which has been valued at Rs. 2,775 Cores.


Year wise Export of Non-Basmati Rice from India:


Export of Non - Basmati rice

Year

Quantity ('000 tones)

Value (Rs. in Cores)

1993-1994

565.19

225.46

1994-1995

448.50

340.47

1995-1996

4,540.70

3,717.41

1996-1997

1,989.04

1,924.72

1997-1998

1,795.74

1,685.37

1998-1999

4,340.18

4,334.55

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