Iraq Doubles Duty on Rice Imports

By John Lee.

India's Economic Times reports that Iraq has doubled the import duty on rice to 40 percent.

An official from the All India Rice Exporters' Association (AIREA) told the news agency that the sudden increase in import duty by Iraq has come as a major blow and it is bound to impact exports to the country.

(Source: The Economic Times)

(Picture: Rice crop in Diwanya)

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