Rice Industry in India
Almost halfway through the 2012 monsoon season (June-September), rains have been significantly deficient in the central, north and northwest parts of India, indicating a below-normal monsoon.
Foreign Agricultural Service on 15 Aug 2012 related to Rice in India
The Indian Cabinet has submitted to Parliament draft legislation that if passed in its current form will create a legal entitlement to subsidized food grains for 63.5 percent of India’s population
Foreign Agricultural Service on 20 Jan 2012 related to Rice in India
A significant decline in the 2009 fall harvested grain production and large hikes in government support prices for wheat and rice caused grain prices to surge in recent months, despite near record grain stocks held by the government. Due to food security concerns, the GOI has continued to ban exports of wheat and...
Foreign Agricultural Service on 9 Mar 2010 related to Rice in India
India’s MY 2012/13 rice exports are estimated to reach 8 million tons (7.5 million tons in CY 2013) driven by continued strong export demand and by relatively competitive prices.
Foreign Agricultural Service on 26 Jan 2013 related to Rice in India
Post revises MY 2009/10 rice production forecast downward to 82 million tons from the early August forecast of 88 million tons. This revision is due to further deterioration in the drought situation in several parts of the country. Domestic rice prices are expected to remain firm due to a significant decline in...
Foreign Agricultural Service on 4 Jan 2010 related to Rice in India
Part of USDA, the United StatesThe Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) works to improve foreign market...