Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Uruguay
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/04/2014
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Production support
Description
Announced that it would open a USD 40 million trust fund in support of the rice sector. The fund is expected to assist 582 producers to repay debts and finance productive activities. It will be financed through a 2 percent tax on rice exports, starting from 1 April 2014.