Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Sri Lanka
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
08/02/2017
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Price controls
Description
Set the Maximum Retail Price of Samba rice (excluding Keeri Samba and Suduru Samba) at LKR 80 per kilo (USD 530 per tonne), at LKR 70 per kilo (USD 464 per tonne) for Raw rice and at LKR 72 per kilo (USD 477 per tonne) in the case of Nadu rice. The price ceilings would be effective from 8 February 2017.
Notes
Exchange rate as of 1 April 2017.