Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal says the government is trying to procure rice from different sources...
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its nod in principle to a proposal in this regard
Import duties cut down to stabilize market price of rice
He praised Bangladesh for its role in tackling the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal presided over the cabinet body’s virtual meeting
Around 120-130 truckloads of rice is being imported through the port nowadays as the demand in the local...
The Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase approved the purchase proposal in a meeting chaired by Finance...
More than 400,000 tons of rice has already been unloaded at the port from July to September 2017
150,000 tons will be imported from Thailand and rest will be supplied by local traders
An MOU was signed with Myanmar on September 17 and the cost per ton rice will be $442
Bangladesh has emerged as a major importer of the grain this year after floods damaged its crops
Last month, the government signed two deals with Vietnam and Cambodia to import 2.5 million tons of rice...
‘The price spiral is likely to stop within the next few weeks as a good amount of rice would be available...
Following the rumour, the import price of the rice increased to $55 per ton, leading to a Tk10 hike per...
Several supply chains are trying to create an artificial rice crisis by spreading falsehoods, circulating...
Up to eight million tons of Boro paddy had been destroyed by the latest bout of monsoon floods that inundated...
'As a ton of wheat costs $251, the entire purchase will cost of the government Tk104 crore'
At least 50,000 tons of rice are stuck at ports, a trader says
The government reserves some 500,000 to 600,000 tonnes of rice every year, while 3.4 million tonnes are...
The third consignment will arrive on July 21
Unloading of the rice may begin by Saturday or Sunday
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