India bags another rice market
- Published: 12 Oct 2013 at 14.20
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India has overtaken Thailand as the biggest rice supplier to Singapore for what is believed to be the first time, the Straits Times reported on Saturday.
Thailand has been the top source of the staple to Singapore since at least 1998, accounting for more than half of overall supplies between 1998 and 2011, the newspaper said.
Last year, however, Thailand's share of the Singapore rice market fell to 35.3%.
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