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Govt bans export of broken rice to increase domestic availability


  • The Directorate General of Foreign Trade DGFT in a notification said, export policy of broken rice is revised from free to prohibited. 
  • It added that provisions under the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 regarding the transitional arrangement shall not be applicable to the notification. 
  • The Government has also imposed a 20% export duty on non-basmati rice except for parboiled rice to boost domestic supplies. 
  • 2018-19, the total Broken Rice export was 12.21 lakh MT.