India rice down as traders cautious ahead of GST.

Prices of basmati and non-basmati rice also fell in Haryana Karnal market due to weak export demand besides subdued buying. The white sella basmati rice was selling in Karnal, down 100 rupees from previous close and Pusa 1121 steamed rice was selling down 50 rupees. Prices of non-basmati rice were also down as arrival of summer paddy from Uttarkhand and Uttar Pradesh has flooded the market. Arrival of 1509 variety of summer paddy started nearly one week back and so far, 1.5 million bags (1bag=100kg) have arrived in Karnal market.