Tech-Transfers: Rice exporters want Indian technology

Published: April 12, 2012

KARACHI: Pakistani rice exporters have shown a keen interest in buying rice bran oil and rice steaming plants from India. According to the Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (Reap), this desire was expressed by a Pakistani delegation currently on a visit to India in connection with the single country exhibition in New Delhi. The Reap delegation talked to the members of the All India Rice Exporters Association (Airea) in New Delhi on Tuesday. Airea President Vijay Setia apprised the Reap delegation of the machinery and technology used in rice bran oil and rice steaming plants. He assured his fullest cooperation with Reap members for introducing such technology in Pakistan. The Reap delegation also invited Airea members and India’s business community to visit Pakistan and help increase trade between the two countries. Vijay Setia accepted the invitation.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 12th, 2012.


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  • Harry Stone
    Apr 14, 2012 - 12:50AM

    Initial indiciations they are willing to pay for them. That is noveal for PAK. Most of the time PAK wants something for free or at greatly reduced prices…


  • Apr 14, 2012 - 4:08AM

    @Harry Stone:

    Decisions are made and contracts are signed when it is beneficial to both the parties and it is applicable in Indo Pak business too.


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