Broken Rice

In a first, China has placed orders for import of 5,000 tonnes of broken rice from south India. Broken rice is a type of non-basmati rice. It is used in noodle making and in wine making. India exports more of non-basmati rice than basmati rice. India’s competitive prices and China’s current tight supply situation are considered as the reasons behind the move. India is one of the largest rice exporters while China is the biggest rice importer.

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