Jul 20, 2021 02:13 PM IST
As per the recent trade agreement signed between the two neighbouring countries, Bangladesh is set to buy 150,000 tonne of rice from India. It is the first such bilateral deal in the last three years.
- Jun 03, 2021 03:53 PM IST
Economists say that welfare schemes, particularly in the time of the pandemic, should be expanded so that needy people can get the benefit even if they are unable to access the central schemes
- Jun 01, 2021 07:07 PM IST
In a positive sign for the farming community, June to September rainfall over the monsoon core zone, which includes the rainfed agriculture regions in the country, are most likely to get above the normal rate of rain at around 106 percent of Long-Period-Average
- May 26, 2021 09:45 AM IST
Rice output in the world’s biggest exporter and the second largest producer is estimated at a record 121.46 million tonnes compared to a forecast of 120.32 million tonnes in February.
- May 21, 2021 04:33 PM IST
Latest data from the Commerce department for FY21 shows that relatively low value commodities, including both unprocessed raw materials and processed bulk goods, managed to hold their own throughout the pandemic-ridden year. A rise in global commodity prices and unused capacity due to drop in local manufacturing meant many commodity exports even managed to grow in 2020-21.
- Apr 13, 2021 10:13 PM IST
In his address Uddhav Thackeray announced that the government will provide free ration to the poor while the COVID-triggered restrictions are in place, news agency ANI reported.
- Feb 25, 2021 08:15 PM IST
The country's rice output is expected to increase to 120.32 million tonnes in the crop year to June 2021.
- Feb 24, 2021 07:36 PM IST
Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar attributed the rise in production to efforts of the farmers and scientists as well initiatives of the central government.
- Feb 19, 2021 08:53 AM IST
Waiting periods at the Kakinada Anchorage Port had reached up to four weeks, compared with about a week normally, because of congestion at the port.
- Feb 11, 2021 09:44 PM IST
India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh will use a deepwater port to export rice for the first time in decades amid a global shortage of the grain, according to a government order seen by Reuters, which could raise shipments this year by a fifth.
- Feb 04, 2021 08:19 PM IST
Top exporter India's 5 percent broken parboiled variety were quoted at $402-$408 per tonne, its highest since May 2018.
- Feb 04, 2021 03:00 PM IST
India's rice exports this year could rise to a record 16 million to 17 million tonnes from last year's 14.2 million, B.V. Krishna Rao, president of the Rice Exporters Association of India said.
- Jan 21, 2021 09:02 PM IST
Food Corporation of India and other state agencies have procured 575.36 lakh tonne till January 20, an increase of 23.41 percent from 466.22 lakh tonne in the corresponding period of the previous marketing year.
- Jan 04, 2021 05:06 PM IST
The purchases underscore tightening supplies in Asia, which could lift rice prices in 2021 and even force traditional buyers of rice from Thailand and Vietnam to switch to India - the world's biggest exporter of the grain.
- Jan 01, 2021 08:56 PM IST
The Food Corporation of India (FCI) and state agencies have purchased 487.92 lakh tonnes of paddy till December 31 as against 390.56 lakh tonnes in the corresponding period of the previous year.
- Dec 26, 2020 09:06 PM IST
Food Corporation of India (FCI) and other state agencies have procured 449.83 lakh tonnes of paddy till December 25 as against 360.09 lakh tonnes in the corresponding period of the previous year.
- Dec 14, 2020 07:35 PM IST
The Food Corporation of India and state agencies have purchased 375.72 lakh tonnes of paddy till December 13 as against 310.71 lakh tonnes in the year-ago period.
- Dec 11, 2020 06:25 PM IST
The Food Corporation of India and state agencies have purchased 368.7 lakh tonnes of paddy up to December 10 as against purchase of 300.97 lakh tonnes in the corresponding period last year.
- Dec 10, 2020 07:16 PM IST
The appreciating rupee reduces traders' margin from overseas sales and higher freight charges have been forcing exporters to hike prices, said an exporter based at Kakinada in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh.
- Dec 04, 2020 08:40 PM IST
In the ongoing kharif marketing season (KMS) 2020-21, the government continues to procure kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP (minimum support price) from farmers, an official statement said on Friday.
- Oct 15, 2020 07:40 PM IST
The government through the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and state agencies undertakes procurement of paddy at MSP.
- Oct 14, 2020 08:35 PM IST
More than 80 percent of the country's paddy crop is grown in the kharif season. The government through Food Corporation of India (FCI) and state agencies undertakes procurement of paddy at MSP.
- Oct 12, 2020 07:55 PM IST
For the current year, the centre has fixed MSP of paddy (common grade) at Rs 1,868 per quintal, while that of A grade variety has been fixed at Rs 1,888 per quintal.
- Sep 22, 2020 10:17 PM IST
The output of nutri/coarse cereals is estimated to decline to 32.84 MT as against 33.69 MT in the previous year.
- Sep 15, 2020 07:02 PM IST
Spurred by monsoon rains, which deliver about 70 percent of India's annual rainfall, farmers have planted a record acreage with summer crops such as rice, corn, cotton, soybeans and sugarcane.