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Increase in worth of Rice Exports- US$ 1.889bn in 11 months of FY 2017-18

ISLAMABAD: The rice exported from the country during 11 months of current financial year registered 29.15% growth as compared to the exports of corresponding period of last year as about 3.842 million metric tons of rice worth US$ 1.889 billion. According to the data provided by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the exports of rice was recorded at 3.889 million metric tons valuing US$ 1.463 billion during same period of last year. During the period from July-May, 2017-18, 461,472 metric tons of basmati rice worth US$…