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    India did not stop rice export to Bangladesh: Tofail

    Staff Correspondents | Updated at 09:02pm on September 14, 2017

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday told parliament that recent media reports that India suspended rice export to Bangladesh is totally ‘untrue’ and ‘fabricated’. Responding...

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    No politics over rice: Food Minister

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:40pm on September 14, 2017

    Food minister Quamrul Islam on Thursday asked the mill owners and businesspeople to stop doing politics over rice in the...

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    July import payment soars on the back of rice inflow

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:17pm on September 04, 2017

    Import payments in July, the first month of this fiscal year 2017-18, increased by 44.28 per cent year-on-year due to a substantial amount of rice...

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    Country again turns into rice importer

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 10:56pm on August 12, 2017

    The government has again become dependent on imported rice for maintaining food stock against the backdrop of loss of paddy to flash floods and lacklustre...

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    BB asks banks to allow deferred payment for rice import

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on July 20, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday advised commercial banks to allow businesspeople to import rice through deferred payment instead of existing instant payment with a view to...

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    USDA lowers B’desh rice yield forecast

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on July 20, 2017

    The US Department of Agriculture has revised down its post rice production forecast for Bangladesh in the marketing year 2017-18 to 3.42 crore tonnes from...

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    63 tonnes of illegal rice found at Ctg food depot

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:18am on July 20, 2017

    Sixty-three tonnes of illegal rice was found at Central Supply Depot of the directorate of food at Halishahar in Chittagong on Wednesday, a day after...

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    Small theft of rice smacks of big corruption

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 20, 2017

    FOOD inflation, especially shortage of rice, has been a concern since the beginning of this year given that the harvest of aus and aman was...

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    155 tonne govt rice seized

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:28am on July 19, 2017

    The Rapid Action Battalion on Tuesday detained five people, including a food official, and seized 155 tonnes of government rice, allegedly stolen from a government...

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    2nd Vietnam rice shipment arrives in Ctg

    Our Correspondent , Chittagong | Updated at 11:03pm on July 17, 2017

    The second shipment of rice from Vietnam reached Chittagong Port’s outer anchorage on Monday morning. The consignment contained a total of 27,000 tonnes of rice,...