Non Basmati Rice Earning

Although traditionally India is a major exporter of aromatic rice of basmati quality, it has also made a mark in the non-basmati category since the beginning of the 1990s. India is exporting substantial quantity of non-basmati rice to various countries in the world. Non-basmati rice of Indian type constitutes more than 80 percent of the world rice trade.

During 1991-92, export earning from the export of non-basmati rice was Rs. 256.41 Crores, and it increased to Rs. 3,717.41 Cores during 1995-96, which was more than 13 folds increase during the four years period. During 2001-02, the export earnings from non-basmati rice was recorded to Rs. 1,324.36 Crores, it was 64.37% less as compared to 1995-96 export earnings. However, the export earnings from non-basmati rice increased more than 4 folds during 2001-02 as compared to 1991-92.

Percentage share of export earnings realized from the non-basmati rice during 1993-94 to 2001-02 in various sections are discussed below :
 

Percentage share of export value of non-basmati rice in :

Year National Export
Earnings
Agricultural Export
Earnings
Food Grains Export
Earnings
Total Rice Export
Earnings
1993-94 1.62 0.32 16.18 17.52
1994-95 0.41 2.57 24.91 28.24
1995-96 3.50 18.22 73.12 81.37
1996-97 1.0 7.97 47.51 60.67
1997-98 1.30 6.78 45.00 50.00
1999-00 3.15 17.26 67.61 70.12
2000-01 0.85 5.32 37.85 43.05
2001-02 0.39 2.71 19.81 26.41
2002-03 0.64 4.49 26.62 41.86

Export Earnings from Rice can be classified into three categories:


Basmati Rice Earning
Non Basmati Rice Earning
Total Rice Earning

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