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India’s basmati rice exports up 19% in April-Dec at $3.97 billion

17 February 2024

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In volume terms, basmati exports were up 11 per cent at 3.54 mt during April-December 2023 over 3.19 mt in the year-ago period | Photo Credit: Photography By Tonelson

Basmati rice exports have shown a 19 per cent growth in dollar terms at $3.97 billion in the first three quarters of the current financial year on demand from countries such as Saudi Arabia and Iraq. In the same period last year, basmati exports were $3.33 billion, as per the latest provisional data released by the Agricultural and Processed Foods Exports Development Authority (APEDA).

Source : thehindubusinessline