Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Sri Lanka
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
11/02/2015
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Government procurement
Description
Approved the purchase of 200 000 tonnes of paddy from the 2015 Maha harvest. The procurement drive is to be undertaken by registered farmer organizations and District Secretaries and will offer Rupees 50 per kilo for Samba paddy (USD 367 per tonne) purchased and Rupees 45 per kilo (USD 330 per tonne) in the case of Nadu paddy.
Notes
Exchange rate as of 1 April 2015