rice market

Govt lowers rice import duty to 10pc

The government has decided to reduce the duty on rice imports by more than half the existing rate to encourage the private sector to

May 29, 2019
May 29, 2019

Middlemen are the culprits

Middlemen control the rice market and they are the ones who are to blame for the fall in prices, noted economist and banker Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled said yesterday.

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

Govt lowers rice import duty to 10pc

The government has decided to reduce the duty on rice imports by more than half the existing rate to encourage the private sector to

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. ...