• Monday, August 15, 2022


India Set To ship First Consignment of Non-basmati Rice to China

First Consignment of Indian Rice of 100 Tonnes to be Shipped to China (Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

The first consignment of non-basmati rice (white rice 5 per cent broken) of 100 tonnes is to be shipped to China from Nagpur on Friday (28). The consignment will be received by China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) which is one of China’s state-owned food processing holding companies. After concerted efforts of the Indian government, 19 rice mills and processing units have been registered for export of non-basmati rice from India to China, said Ministry of Commerce and Industry in a release. The protocol between General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China and the Department…

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