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Iran Lifts Ban on Rice Imports

By John Lee. Reuters hasd reported that Iran has lifted its ban on registration for imports of rice for five months. The Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) is quoted as saying “the registration for imports of rice is allowed from January 21 until June 21”. (Source: Reuters) (Picture credit: Tasnim, under Creative Commons […]

Thailand seals Iran Rice Deal

By John Lee. Bangkok Post reports that Thailand has secured a deal to sell rice to Iran for the first time in 10 years, with 50,000-100,000 tonnes of white rice due over the next 1-2 months. Sombat Chalermwutinan, president of Asia Golden Rice Co, said the company is in the process of asking for cooperation […]

Indian Trade Mission to Discuss Rice Exports

India plans to send a delegation to Iran to discuss ways for resuming exports of its Basmati rice to the Islamic Republic, the president of All India Rice Exporters Association said. Mohinder Pal Jindal said the delegation comprising government officials and exporters will travel to Iran on January 27-29, The Economic Times reported. He added […]

Iran to Ban Imports of Basmati Rice

By John Lee. Iran is to ban the importation of basmati rice in an attempt to protect its local industry. According to the report from India’s Economic Times, basmati prices have climbed on rising demand from Iran in advance of the ban, which is due to come into effect on 23rd July. (Source: Economic Times)