Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Bangladesh
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
02/06/2016
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Food subsidies
Description
Set a target to raise foodgrain distribution by 7 percent to 2.97 million tonnes, as part of its 2016/2017 budgetary allocations. Out of this volume, 2.0 million tonnes would be in the form of rice, up from a revised target of 1.6 million tonnes for 2015/2016.