Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Sri Lanka
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
17/02/2017
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Price controls
Description
Issued orders clarifying that the maximum retail prices announced on 8 February 2017 would apply to imported rice. For local produce, price ceilings were set at LKR 90 per kilo (USD 597 per tonne) in the case of Samba (excluding Keeri Samba and Suduru Samba), LKR 80 per kilo (USD 530 per tonne) for Nadu rice and at LKR 78 per kilo (USD 517 per tonne) for Raw rice, effective 17 February 2017.
Notes
Exchange rate as of 1 April 2017.