Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Sri Lanka
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
27/02/2018
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Government procurement
Description
Decided that the Paddy Marketing Board would purchase Samba and Keeri Samba paddy at LKR 41 per kg (USD 263 per tonne), and Nadu paddy at LKR 38 per kg (USD 244 per tonne), under the 2018 Maha procurement drive. A subsequent decision allocated LKR 500 million (USD 3.2 million) to fund the purchases.
Notes
Exchange rate as of 15 April 2018.