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India’s Generous Grain Gesture: 295,000 MT of Non-Basmati Rice Bound for the Philippines

India’s Generous Grain Gesture: 295,000 MT of Non-Basmati Rice Bound for the Philippines

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Manila - In a significant development, India has decided to export a substantial quantity of non-basmati white rice to the Philippines, marking the highest allocation of rice exports to a foreign nation after removing export restrictions. This move comes after a notable shift in India's export policy, driven by the need to stabilize domestic rice prices. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry in India issued a notification on October 18, signaling the opening of rice exports to several countries, including the Philippines. This decision is a testament to the growing bilateral relationship between the two nations and highlights the positive impact of the request at the leadership level. The Indian Embassy in Manila expressed immense pleasure in allocating this significant amount of...