100 tonnes of Indian rice ready for export to ChinaStaff Writer | September 27, 2018
The first consignment of Indian rice, around 100 tonnes, is ready to be exported to China, said official sources in the ministry of commerce in New Delhi on Thursday.
Asia The shipment carrying the rice will be sent from Nagpur
It will be received by the China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO), which is one of China's state-owned food processing companies.
According to the sources, as many as 19 rice mills and processing units have been registered for the export of rice from India to China.
The protocol for exporting rice from India to China was signed in June. ■