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12 / 12 / 2018

#Bangladesh: 2018 milled #rice production estimated at record 36.2 million MTS https://t.co/RMxrvU8B6s

Bangladesh update

11 / 12 / 2018

Bangladesh update

The FAO has forecast Bangladeshi 2018 paddy production at 53.6 million MTS, up by 4.46% year-on-year and 3.61% above the five-year average. Harvesting of the 2018 Aman crop (accounting for 40% of...

@LiveRiceIndex

30 / 11 / 2018

#Bangladesh: #Paddy prices declined by 8% - 10% year-on-year to BDT 650 - 690 per 37kg (US $210 - $222 PMT) https://t.co/9KL82QwuGA

@LiveRiceIndex

29 / 11 / 2018

#Bangladesh: Collaborative study introduces idea of using microcredit to increase #paddy field yields https://t.co/VkRPNrbkCr

@LiveRiceIndex

29 / 11 / 2018

#Bangladesh: Collaborative study introduces idea of using microcredit to increase #paddy field yields https://t.co/VkRPNqTJKT

@LiveRiceIndex

26 / 11 / 2018

#Bangladesh: #Rice farmers and Rice Research Institute petition government to allow formation of trade unions https://t.co/Zlw0ABUqvV

Other Countries

23 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

According to local reports, the Bangladeshi government is expecting to procure 600,000 MTS of locally produced milled...

Bangladesh procurement update

19 / 11 / 2018

Bangladesh procurement update

According to local reports, the Bangladeshi government is expecting to procure 600,000 MTS of locally produced milled rice from the Aman (off-season) crop at a price of BDT 36 per kg (US $432.56 PMT)...

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19 / 11 / 2018

#Bangladesh: #IRRI expresses concern over slow annual growth of #rice production https://t.co/8fFFAr8FUI

Bangladesh update

19 / 10 / 2018

Bangladesh update

The USDA has forecast Bangladeshi milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (May – April) at 34.5 million MTS, representing a 5.79% increase year-on-year. Harvested area and the average...

Other Countries

19 / 10 / 2018

Other Countries

The USDA has forecast Bangladeshi milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (May – April) at 34.5 million...

@LiveRiceIndex

26 / 09 / 2018

#Bangladesh: #Rice farmers growing more salt-tolerant varieties in response to climate change https://t.co/6cmL4svPBk

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 09 / 2018

#Bangladesh: Climate change has caused #rice production in coastal villages to decline by 69% in 18 years (Fr.) https://t.co/OHzeWs8rTo

Bangladesh imports update

29 / 08 / 2018

Bangladesh imports update

The USDA has forecast Bangladeshi imports in the 2018/19 marketing year (May - April) at 600,000 MTS (milled equivalent), down by 83.2% year-on-year. According to local reports, this is due to...

Bangladesh update

15 / 08 / 2018

Bangladesh update

The USDA has forecast Bangladesh’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (May – April) at 34.4 million MTS, up by 5.2% year-on-year. Harvested area is forecast to...

@LiveRiceIndex

07 / 08 / 2018

#Bangladesh: Agricultural experts call for increased Aus #paddy production

@LiveRiceIndex

07 / 08 / 2018

#Bangladesh: Agricultural experts call for increased Aus #paddy production https://t.co/Z3766b9iZt

Bangladesh production update

02 / 08 / 2018

Bangladesh production update

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics has estimated Bangladesh’s 2018 Boro crop milled rice production at 19.5 million MTS, up by 8.67% year-on-year, according to local reports. Production was...

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11 / 07 / 2018

#Bangladesh: Domestic traders, millers and importers blame each other for rising local #rice prices https://t.co/tvgJsgMaPu

Trade through Bangladesh’s Hili Land Port disrupted by strike

05 / 07 / 2018

Trade through Bangladesh’s Hili Land Port disrupted by strike

Trade through Bangladesh’s Hili Land Port has been disrupted as Indian truckers held a strike yesterday, according to reports. Indian truckers demanded that rice imported into Bangladesh be...

@LiveRiceIndex

03 / 07 / 2018

#Bangladesh: Locally-developed #rice varieties steadily being adopted by farmers https://t.co/AF8qUizBcx

@LiveRiceIndex

02 / 07 / 2018

#Bangladesh: Government doubles the amount of subsidised #rice for the country's 'poor' https://t.co/m2xdDYENPW

Banks in Bangladesh to implement LC margins

27 / 06 / 2018

Banks in Bangladesh to implement LC margins

Bangladesh’s central bank, Bangladesh Bank (BB), has instructed banks countrywide to implement margins for opening letters of credit (LC) for rice imports, according to reports. In H2 2017,...

@LiveRiceIndex

27 / 06 / 2018

#Bangladesh Bank aims to discourage #rice imports by fixing a margin for opening letters of credit https://t.co/81si9Ly1WS

Bangladesh stocks and domestic prices update

25 / 06 / 2018

Bangladesh stocks and domestic prices update

Domestic Bangladeshi paddy prices have begun to rise following the government’s reimplementation of a 28% import tariff for the 2018/19 financial year (July – June), according to local...

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 06 / 2018

Domestic #rice prices in #Bangladesh rise by BDT 1 - 2 per kg (US $11.86 - $23.73 PMT) following import tariff incr… https://t.co/M3Zu5pPnUn

@LiveRiceIndex

13 / 06 / 2018

#Bangladesh: 8,000 MTS of imported #rice are stuck at Hili Land Port following import tariff increase https://t.co/LOf6vSopiZ