Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Costa Rica
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/05/2013
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Consumer prices
Description
Established, price floors and ceilings for all qualities of rice along the entire value chain, effective from 23 of May 2013 and until 1 March 2014. In the case of the widely consumed 80/20 rice, previously the only quality subject to price controls, retail prices will pass from a fixed level of Colones 691 (USD 1.37) per kilo to a floor of Colones 657 and a ceiling of 661 (USD 1.30 -1.31) per kilo.
Notes
Exchange rate as of 1 July 2013