Broken Rice Export Ban: Is Food Protectionism OK? | UnBreak the News with Prema Sridevi | Ep: 88

After wheat and sugar, India bans broken rice exports. How will this impact global food crisis? Watch this latest episode of UnBreak the News with Prema Sridevi!

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In April this year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India could feed the whole world if the World Trade Organisation permitted it. But since April, India seems to have been going back on these assurances. First, India banned wheat exports, then India restricted Sugar shipments. Now, India, which is the world’s largest exporter of rice, has restricted the exports of broken rice and has also imposed a 20 per cent duty on exports of various other grades of rice. What happened between April and now that has resulted in the government taking a complete u-turn on its food export policy? What impact will the government’s latest decision have on the global food crisis? Prema Sridevi UnBreaks this News for you!