Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Sri Lanka
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
04/08/2017
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Price controls
Description
Raised the maximum retail price of imported Nadu rice by 4 percent to LKR 75 (USD 0.5) per kilo and lowered the price ceiling for imported raw rice by 7 percent to LKR 65 (USD 0.4) per kilo. The revised rates took effect on 4 August 2017, while price caps for locally produced rice and for imported Samba rice were left unvaried.
Notes
Exchange rate as of 1 October 2017.