ANNOUNCEMENT 18 May 2010In May 2010, the government of India announced an altered export prohibition.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
NOTIFICATION NO. 42 /2009-2014
Press release re. Feb. 2008 ban of exports
On 18 May 2010, the Government of India vide Notification No. 42 / 2009-2014, allowed the annual export of 100,000 MTs of non-Basmati parboiled rice to Bangladesh.
The export was allowed only through the specified Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) during July-October 2009-2010 (autumn season), and the PSUs would source the rice from surplus stock, without affecting the overall price situation.
Export of non-basmati rice had previously been banned through notifications issued in October 2007, and February 2008.