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Rice traders plotting to make excessive profits: Razzaque

The rice mill owners, wholesalers, and middlemen are jointly involved in various schemes to make excessive profits, agriculture minister Md Abdur Razzaque alleged Sunday.

Agriculture minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque

Flooding slows rice harvest in Asian hubs, pushes up domestic rates in Bangladesh

Flooding slowed rice harvest in most Asian hubs this week, pushing up export prices for the Vietnamese variety and domestic rates in Bangladesh, while Thai traders warned of a risk to fresh supply.

An indigenous woman carries harvested boro rice at Thhakurchhora, Khagrachhari on 13 June 2020.

Price hike

Govt fixes potato prices

The government has fixed the price of potatoes at the three stages of its sales. Department of Agricultural Marketing took the decision on Wednesday

Govt fixes potato prices

PM Hasina satisfied with standard of rice at govt warehouses

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday expressed her satisfaction over the standard of the rice stored in the public storage depots

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina examines parboiled and atap rice collected from the Central Storage Depot and Local Storage Depot across the country from her official Gonobhaban residence, Dhaka on 6 October 2020

Post-Covid planning

Reviving the economy through agriculture

Agricultural marketing can play a vital role in overcoming the crisis of both COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 situations

Agriculture in the spotlight in COVID-hit Bangladesh.

Rice market needs monitoring to keep prices in control

Lack of pragmatic decisions and inadequate monitoring leaves the rice market unstable

Rice market needs monitoring to keep prices in control

Rice price in Vietnam drop as harvest begins, Philippines halts buying

Rice export prices fell in top hubs this week, with rates in Vietnam extending a slide as the Philippines halted purchases and the onset of a new harvest added pressure

Rice price in Vietnam drop as harvest begins, Philippines halts buying

Asian rice market

Weak demand hits top export hubs, Bangladesh struggles to stock up

Demand for rice from Asian export hubs waned this week, with Bangladesh holding off with imports even as its drive to shore up supplies fell short of targets after floods destroyed crops.

Rice

High rice prices hit the low incomes

The price of coarse rice that has gone up, the rice mostly consumed by poor and low-income people. Their income has already decreased due to the coronavirus outbreak, and now the increase in the ...

High rice prices hit the low incomes

Rice price shoots up as govt lags behind in collection

People who are facing an economic crisis due to the novel coronavirus outbreak and the flood-affected people are suffering due to the hike in rice prices

Rice price increases again
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