food grains

Bangladesh seeking wheat from Russia, officials say

Bangladesh is trying to secure wheat supplies from Russia in a government-to-government deal after its biggest supplier India restricted exports of the grain last month to contain local prices, government and trade officials told Reuters on Wednesday.

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

“Have enough forex reserves to import food for 6-9 months”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (July 27, 2022) said Bangladesh would be able to meet six to nine months of import expenditures with the existing foreign currency reserves.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Bangladesh seeking wheat from Russia, officials say

Bangladesh is trying to secure wheat supplies from Russia in a government-to-government deal after its biggest supplier India restricted exports of the grain last month to contain local prices, government and trade officials told Reuters on Wednesday.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

India calls out West: Food grains shouldn’t go the way of Covid vaccines

India has called out western countries and cautioned that food grains should not go the way of Covid-19 vaccines, as it voiced concern over hoarding, discrimination and the “unjustified increase” in food prices which threaten food security of vulnerable countries amidst the war in Ukraine.

June 21, 2015
June 21, 2015

Rat damaged grains worth Tk 723cr in 2014-15 FY: Matia

Rats damaged food grains including paddy, rice and wheat worth over Tk 723 crore during the 2014-15 fiscal, Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury tells parliament.