Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Bangladesh
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
26/02/2016
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Food subsidies
Description
Lowered the Open Market Sales price of rice by 25 percent to BDT 15 (USD 0.2) per kilo. The measure is meant to hasten sales of Government stockpiles and free storage space, ahead of the 2016 Boro harvest.
Notes
Exchange rate as of 1 April 2016.