India Rice Sector Report 2014

Excerpts:

1. How are rice production costs changing in India?
Rice prices in India are one of the lowest in the world partly due to less dependence on irrigation/ground water, and availability of fertile land, government subsidies and labor. However, depleting water tables, deterioration of soil health along with rising prices of fuel, fertilizers and labor are driving production costs and rice prices high. According to local sources, average rice prices in India in the retail market stand at around…

2. Net availability of rice per person in India
Overall, net availability of rice per person (grams per day basis) has declined around 6% in the last five decades, from around 201.1 grams per day in 1961 to about 188.8 grams per day in 2011….

3. What is India’s position in the international rice market?
India does not have a strong/consistent export policy for rice because rice is a sensitive and political commodity in the country. Export of rice depends on availability of surplus and domestic prices….

4. How are government policies shaping future of Indian rice industry?
… The government is also trying to establish a consistent export policy for rice to address storage concerns for food grains in the country and to reduce the fiscal deficit... Computerization of PDS and distribution rice in bar-coded 5-kg packets under PDS are some measures which the government may adopt to…

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Oryza Editorial Team
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January 1st, 2014

India Rice Sector Report 2014

Excerpts:

1. How are rice production costs changing in India?
Rice prices in India are one of the lowest in the world partly due to less dependence on irrigation/ground water, and availability of fertile land, government subsidies and labor. However, depleting water tables, deterioration of soil health along with rising prices of fuel, fertilizers and labor are driving production costs and rice prices high. According to local sources, average rice prices in India in the retail market stand at around…

2. Net availability of rice per person in India
Overall, net availability of rice per person (grams per day basis) has declined around 6% in the last five decades, from around 201.1 grams per day in 1961 to about 188.8 grams per day in 2011….

3. What is India’s position in the international rice market?
India does not have a strong/consistent export policy for rice because rice is a sensitive and political commodity in the country. Export of rice depends on availability of surplus and domestic prices….

4. How are government policies shaping future of Indian rice industry?
… The government is also trying to establish a consistent export policy for rice to address storage concerns for food grains in the country and to reduce the fiscal deficit... Computerization of PDS and distribution rice in bar-coded 5-kg packets under PDS are some measures which the government may adopt to…

$100.00
Author: 
Oryza Editorial Team
Language: 
English
Price: 
$100.00
Publisher: 
Oryza
Image: 
File Format: 
PDF
No. of Pages: 
40
Publishing Date: 
January 1st, 2014