Russia removes ban on non-basmati rice and oilseeds imports from India

Screenshot_1In what can be a major boost to Indian agricultural exports,  Russia has removed the ban on import of non-basmati rice and oilseeds from India.

Why Russia had earlier imposed a ban on import of Indian non-basmati rice and oilseeds?

Russia had imposed the ban on import of Indian non-basmati rice due to the presence of khapra beetles pest in rice and aflatoxin contamination of peanuts.

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