Pakistan expects 6.5 million tons rice export this year

KARACHI: Pakistan is likely to export 6.5 million tons rice during the current fiscal year 2011-12 as it is expected to have 10 million tons of crop production. Sources said that during the current fiscal year a bumper rice crop is expected.

It is stated that out of this 6.5 million tons expected exports, 3.5 million tons will be low rice and 3 million tons basmati would be exported.

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