Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Egypt
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
10/07/2017
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Export ban
Description
Announced that the ban on rice exports would remain in place, in order to ensure sufficient local availabilities and build strategic reserves. The aim would be stabilise consumer prices at EGP 6.5 (USD 0.4) per kilo during the 2017 season.
Notes
Exchange rate as of 1 July 2017.