India has overtaken Thailand as the world’s largest rice exporter in 2015, shipping 10.23 million tonnes, a top Thai rice exporters body said.
Thailand exported 9.8 million tonnes of rice in 2015, down 10.8 percent year-on-year.
Thailand ended 2015 behind India for rice exports. India sold 10.23 million tonnes of rice. Vietnam was third globally while China remained the number one importer of rice.
Contributed By Sonia Narula