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Kushtia millers raise rice prices...

Kushtia millers raise rice prices...

Nation

Sun, Sep 10 2017

The prices rose for the second time in just two weeks amid widespread allegations of price manipulation...

Rice production to fall as floods ravage...

Rice production to fall as floods ravage...

Nation

Mon, Aug 28 2017

The food shortage over the last few months hiked the coarse rice price in local markets by Tk18 a kg...

Govt to import 500,000 tons of rice...

Govt to import 500,000 tons of rice...

Bangladesh

Thu, Aug 24 2017

'As a ton of wheat costs $251, the entire purchase will cost of the government Tk104 crore'

Rice import trapped in plastic

Rice import trapped in plastic

Bangladesh

Wed, Aug 23 2017

At least 50,000 tons of rice are stuck at ports, a trader says

Rice import duty to see another 5%...

Rice import duty to see another 5%...

Commerce

Wed, Aug 9 2017

Once the decision comes into effect, the import duty on rice will be halved from the existing 10%

Deadly fire at Chittagong rice wholesale...

Deadly fire at Chittagong rice wholesale...

Nation

Sun, Aug 6 2017

The fire has caused an estimated loss of around Tk6-8 crore.

Bangladesh Bank: Rice imports require...

Bangladesh Bank: Rice imports require...

Commerce

Thu, Jul 20 2017

The rice market has become unstable and dramatically increased the price of the staple food item

Food official among 5 sent to jail for...

Food official among 5 sent to jail for...

Court

Thu, Jul 20 2017

The rice was allegedly smuggled from the Central Supply Depot (CSD) warehouse Halishahar area in seven...

Govt to import another 50,000 tons of...

Govt to import another 50,000 tons of...

Commerce

Thu, Jul 20 2017

The decision to import the rice was taken after the recent floods which affected the crop production...

Rice price unlikely to drop despite...

Rice price unlikely to drop despite...

Business

Tue, Jul 18 2017

The government reserves some 500,000 to 600,000 tonnes of rice every year, while 3.4 million tonnes are...

27,000 tons of Vietnamese rice arrive...

27,000 tons of Vietnamese rice arrive...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jul 17 2017

The third consignment will arrive on July 21

Haridhan inventor Haripada Kapali...

Haridhan inventor Haripada Kapali...

Agriculture

Thu, Jul 6 2017

Hundreds of admirers, including local agricultural officials, thronged to Haripada's residence after...

Rice on the table

Rice on the table

Editorial

Wed, Jul 5 2017

The days of famine are behind us, but the rice crisis we are seeing right now needs to be addressed

The crisis that could have been...

The crisis that could have been...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jul 5 2017

The current retail price of coarse rice is Tk48 – which is Tk18 higher than what the price was this time...

Rice price shows no letup in local...

Rice price shows no letup in local...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jul 5 2017

'We can do nothing if the prices go up at source. We buy the rice at higher price from storehouses and...

Rice import duty to be cut by 18%

Rice import duty to be cut by 18%

Commerce

Tue, Jun 20 2017

The price of coarse rice in the capital was increased by Tk5 per kg which is now selling at Tk48 at new...

Planning minister: Import duty on rice...

Planning minister: Import duty on rice...

Economy

Tue, Jun 20 2017

'It is true that the price of rice has gone up. But there is a lot of rice in the market. Rice mills...

No charge for rice import LC now

No charge for rice import LC now

Business

Tue, Jun 20 2017

Rice millers as well as dealers had to pay their loan within 30 days after they took the credit

Rice stocks fall to six-year low

Rice stocks fall to six-year low

Economy

Fri, Jun 16 2017

‘In order to avoid an untoward situation, the government has to remove all bureaucratic tangles to facilitate...

Govt okays rice import from

Govt okays rice import from

Economy

Thu, Jun 15 2017

The government will import 200,000 tonnes of white rice at $430 per tonne and 50,000 tonnes of parboiled...

Bangladesh to import 250,000 tonnes...

Bangladesh to import 250,000 tonnes...

Commerce

Tue, Jun 13 2017

Vietnamese rice prices in May hit their highest in over a year