South and Central Asia

Data & Analysis

April 27, 2017
The Indian Meteorological Department forecast a near normal Southwest Monsoon for 2017 suggesting that June to September rainfall is likely to be 96 percent of the Long Period Average.
April 24, 2017
On March 31, 2017, FSSAI published a draft notification on Food Safety and Standards (Organic Foods) Regulations, 2017.
April 18, 2017
India’s centrifugal sugar production in marketing year (MY) 2017/18 (Oct-Sept) is expected to increase by 18 percent to 25.8 million metric tons (MMT).
April 18, 2017
Rice production for MY 2017/18 (May-April) is forecast at 34.7 MMT on higher yields. Wheat production for MY 2017/18 (July-June) is forecast at 1.3 MMT on higher planted area....