Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Bangladesh
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
07/09/2016
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Food subsidies
Description
Launched the “Food-friendly Programme”, under which the government will provide 5.0 million ultra-poor families with 30 kg of rice per month for a period of five months (September-November and March-April), at a subsidized price of BDT 10 (USD 0.1) per kg.
Notes
Exchange rate as of 1 October 2016.