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India’s Monsoon Rice Output to Reach a Record 87.1 Million Tons

October 19, 2011

Oct. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Monsoon-sown rice production in India, the world’s second-biggest grower, may reach a record 87.1 million metric tons this year, Farm Minister Sharad Pawar told reporters in New Delhi today.

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