India Spot rice prices fall as traders cautious ahead of GST.

Prices of rice fell in the key wholesale markets of the country as traders liquidate stocks fearing demand may be hit after the roll out of GST as a 5% tax on branded flour will be levied. In Haryana Karnal market, prices of 1121 basmati sella rice fell by 100 rupees, and the grain was traded at 5,300-5,400 rupees per 100 kg. Permal raw variety non-basmati rice was traded at 2,800 rupees per 100 kg in Karnal.