Added on : 2018-10-26 17:33:16
The government has cleared five more rice mills for exporting non-basmati rice to China. With this, the number of Indian mills exporting rice to China goes up to 24. China buys over five million metric tonnes of rice from India. India also intends to export sugar to China to bridge the trade deficit. The first consignment of 100 tonnes non-basmati rice was shipped to China, from Nagpur, in September.China is the world's largest producer and importer of rice and buys more than 5 million tonnes per year.