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Ban on rice exports lifted partially

Mar 5, 2010 4:38:58 AM - thecolombotimes.com


After almost close to two years of the ban on export of non-basmati rice in the wake of fears of domestic shortage of rice from early 2008, the Government has partially lifted the ban on export of non-basmati rice by permitting its exports to Sri Lanka and Nepal with a ceiling on diplomatic grounds to keep the friendly ties with neighbours.