Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Rwanda
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Maize
Date
01/01/2017
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Procurement price
Description
Revised upwards the minimum farmgate price for maize to RWF 200 per kg (USD 244 per tonne), from RWF 160 (USD 212.8 per tonne) set a year ago. This measure aims to curb illegal maize trade and allow the market to absorb the maize expected to be produced in the upcoming season.