The exported rice in Pakistan was first received by the Rice Export Corporation of Pakistan. It is worth noticing that the rice exporters were then shifted to the private sector giving a prominent rise to a new company that was named The Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan.
Rice has been widely consumed not just in Pakistan but across the globe. There have been millions of people who love to add rice in their regular meals. According to a recent report, the overall ratio in rice production has been increasing with each passing year.
Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan
It has been written in the history pages that Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan has taken the business to a whole next level. The company was always seen striving for betterment in the rice business. It provides a road map to the government to tackle rice value. It offers plans through which the production of the rice could be increased.
Pakistan’s best association
Within a short span of time, the Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan becomes one of Pakistan’s best association dealing in the business of exported rice. The company (REAP) came into existence in 1988-89. As soon as it emerges, it starts interacting with the Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Food Agriculture. It also connected itself with the Livestock. Its interaction with the Planning Division of the Government of Pakistan proved very fruitful.
Arabian Gulf Cooperative Council
In the year 1992, the Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan’s contribution to the Arabian Gulf Cooperative Council has earned it a good number of government buyers from different countries including Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, and Qatar. Ever since the private sectors have taken up the business of exported rice, the company had made a sale of around 36000 tons.
REAP has been very actively resolving all the issues related to the production and export of the rice with a help of its dedicated professionals and managing committee. The highlighted issues include,
- Milling Machinery Import Problems
- Limited Rice Research Prevailing
- Fewer Varieties of Rice grown in Pakistan
- Poor Marketing Strategies
As soon as the private sectors have taken up the business of exported rice, the company managed to export above 4 Million Tons of Rice. Such growth was never experienced before in the history of Pakistan.
Moreover, the leading force behind The Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan has arranged a number of seminars in order to create awareness among the masses regarding the production of the rice.