Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Benin
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/04/2012
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Food subsidies
Description
Launched a subsidized sales programme for rice and maize. The initiative will see close to 3 000 tonnes of domestically produced rice from public reserves sold to vulnerable groups at a subsidized price of FCFA 200 per kg (USD 0.4 per kg).
Notes
Exchange rate as of 1 April 2012