Bangladesh will import 150,000 tonnes of rice from India in a state deal at $440 a tonne, two officials said on Wednesday, as the government races to restore depleted reserves and combat high prices. Traditionally the world's fourth-biggest rice producer, Bangladesh's imports of the grain are set to hit their highest levels in a decade after floods damaged its crops. India's state-run National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (NAFED) will supply the non-basmati parboiled rice within 60 days after signing the deal, which will take place soon, food ministry ...
Bangladesh to import 150,000 tonnes rice from India to combat price rise
The price includes shipping, insurance and discharge cost