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    Rice import duty raised to protect local farmers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:54pm on June 07, 2018

    Allocating highest in agriculture sector, finance kinister AMA Muhith in his budget speech proposed to re-impose 25 per cent customs duty and three per cent...

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    Bangladesh to reinstate 28pc duty on rice import

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on June 05, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Monday said that the government has decided to reinstate 28 per cent duty on rice import in the budget of...

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    AL leader stores rice meant for the poor

    Our Correspondent . Tangail | Updated at 12:22am on May 03, 2018

    The Gopalpur upazila administration in Tangail began investigating links between food department officials and government-appointed dealers after rice meant for distribution among the poor was...

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    Govt to sell nutrition-fortified rice to poor at subsidised price

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on April 22, 2018

    The government took the decision to sell nutrition fortified rice at subsidized price to poor families under the Vulnerable Group Development Programme, food minister Food...

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    Share best practices for sustainable rice production: experts

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:55am on April 09, 2018

    Experts and policy-makers from rice producing countries last week concluded an international annual gathering with a strong recommendation of sharing the proven best practices for...

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    Rice import leaps due to production shortfall

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on March 28, 2018

    Rice imports jumped in the current fiscal due to what officials said huge production shortfall. Already 34.55 lakh tonnes of rice were imported by the...

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    A lot to do for govt to contain rice price spiral

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 04, 2018

    Food inflation, especially the shortage of rice, has been a concern since the beginning of 2017 given that aus and aman harvest were destroyed by...

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    Rice prices up by 30pc in one year

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2018

    Prices of rice witnessed about 30 per cent hike in past one year and still the prices of the staple showed no sign of decreasing....

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    13,400 tonnes rice imported from Myanmar in 10 months

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:11pm on January 22, 2018

    Bangladesh has imported over 13,400 tonnes of rice from Myanmar through the Maungtaw Trade Zone during the 10 months of the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Up...

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    A few reasons that let rice prices go through the roof

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 21, 2018

    NO SIGN of decline in rice prices even after the harvest of the aman began amidst record import of rice remains worrisome. Rice prices shot...