Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Guyana
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
10/08/2015
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Budgetary allocations, export promotion
Description
Announced that GYD 23 billion (USD 107 million) had been set aside to settle outstanding payments to rice farmers, as part of its 2015 budgetary allocations. Further to pursuing new markets abroad, officials would also sustain the development and use of new varieties and technology, and provide incentives for value addition.
Notes
Exchange rate as of 15 September 2015.