An excess of rice; Attention also on exporting.

Monday, 08 July 2013 - 8:26

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The Paddy Marketing Board says that there is a surplus of the country’s rice

PMB chairman K. B. Dissanyake told our news team even by now about 157 THOUSAND metric tonnes  were in the stores.

The Chairman said further that in order to uplift the local farmer as well to maintain a good demand in the market, it would be necessary to export the surplus rice.