Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Bangladesh
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
08/04/2018
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Government procurement, purchasing prices
Description
Announced its intention to purchase 150 000 tonnes of paddy, 800 000 tonnes of parboiled rice and 100 000 tonnes of white rice from the 2018 Boro harvest. The procurement drive would run from 2 May until 31 August 2018, offering BDT 26 per kg of paddy (USD 313 per tonne), BDT 38 per kg of parboiled rice (USD 457 per tonne) and BDT 37 per kg of white rice (USD 445 per tonne).
Notes
Exchange rate as of 15 April 2018.