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India halts all rice exports but Nepal will be fine, say officials

Nepal imports almost all of its fine and basmati rice from India, but traders say there are enough stocks in-country to last three months. India halts all rice exports but Nepal will be fine, say officials
In the last fiscal year 2018-19, rice worth Rs32 billion was imported, a significant rise from Rs28.9 billion the previous year.  SHUTTERSTOCK
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Sangam Prasain & Prithvi Man Shrestha
Published at : April 7, 2020
Updated at : April 8, 2020 08:26
Kathmandu

Sangam Prasain

Sangam Prasain is Business Editor at The Kathmandu Post, covering tourism, agriculture, mountaineering, aviation, infrastructure and other economic affairs. He joined The Kathmandu Post in October 2009.

Prithvi Man Shrestha

Prithvi Man Shrestha is a political reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering the governance-related issues including corruption and irregularities in the government machinery. Before joining The Kathmandu Post in 2009, he worked at nepalnews.com and Rising Nepal primarily covering the issues of political and economic affairs for three years.


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