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India Removes 20% Duty on Paddy Export to Nepal

India Removes 20% Duty on Paddy Export to Nepal

The government of India, in an attempt to address the food security of Nepal, permitted the duty-free export of 600,000 tonnes of paddy to the Himalayan nation. 

Last month, India curbed the exports of broken rice and imposed a 20 percent import duty on non-basmati rice amid spiraling domestic prices and shortages in reserves. 

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