Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Bangladesh
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
21/06/2017
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import tariff
Description
Reduced customs duties on imported husked, semi/wholly milled and broken rice to 10 percent, down from a previous level of 25 percent. The 3 percent Regulatory Duty, imposed on top of customs duties, was also rescinded for rice. The measure will be effective from 21 June 2017 and is geared at curbing upward pressure on domestic prices.