rice import

September 21, 2017
September 21, 2017

Rice price shows downward trend

Failing to import parboiled (Shiddo) rice from Myanmar due to high price, the government yesterday approved another deal to import 50,000 tonnes of rice through international tender.

September 15, 2017
September 15, 2017

Rice price soars

As rice prices have gone up further in the last four days, the government yesterday said conspiracy has been afoot to destabilise the rice market.

August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017

Food ministry for import of 20 lakh tonnes of grains

The food ministry yesterday informed the cabinet that 20 lakh tonnes of rice and wheat would have to be imported to meet demand and keep the market stable until January next year.

August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017

Imported rice brought in after duty cut

The price of rice at importer level came down by Tk 2.50 per kg as the latest duty cut became effective yesterday following issuance of a circular by the National Board of Revenue (NBR).

August 17, 2017
August 17, 2017

Rice import gets boost

Disclosing for the first time this year's crop loss figure, the government yesterday decided to slash the tax on rice imports to 2 percent from 10 percent.

August 12, 2017
August 12, 2017

First consignment of Indian rice arrives

The first consignment of rice that the government purchased from India has arrived at the Mongla Port and would begin to be unloaded tonight.

August 11, 2017
August 11, 2017

MoU signed to import rice from Thailand

Bangladesh yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with Thailand to facilitate up to 10 lakh tonnes of rice import from the

August 10, 2017
August 10, 2017

Govt to further slash duty on rice import

In a desperate bid to stabilise rice price, the government has decided to further reduce the duty on import of the staple and strike a deal with Thailand to buy rice.

July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017

First batch of Vietnam rice enters Bay

The first consignment of rice imported from Vietnam entered Bangladesh territory this morning.

June 20, 2017
June 20, 2017

No sign of stability in rice market

Rice import by the private sector has dropped to a four-year low at a time when its prices have shot up in the domestic market. ...