Pakistan offers corn cheaper than India in South-East Asia

Elvera Bartels

Pakistan has emerged as a robust competitor to India in the world corn (maize) marketplace, supplying its develop at over $20 a tonne cheaper than India in the world marketplace, specifically South-East Asia.

“Pakistan is supplying corn at $282 (₹20,675) a tonne, price and freight, Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam. This is decrease than the rate quoted by any Indian trader,” mentioned a New Delhi-based mostly buying and selling supply, speaking on ailment of anonymity.

The supply mentioned Pakistan traders were creating the supply as the neighbouring country appears to be to export at the very least a person million tonnes (mt) of corn this yr.

India ways up supply

The Pakistan supply comes at a time when Indian corn exporters have stepped up supply amidst a rally in the coarse cereal costs. Last 7 days, Reuters, quoting Singapore-based mostly feed grain traders, documented that Indian exporters have signed

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