Paddy price stays at peak even amid Aman harvest
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Dhaka, Nov. 13 -- Paddy prices hit record highs even though Aman harvest gets underway across Bangladesh with coarse varieties selling at Tk 30-32 a kilogram, giving insiders to presume that rice may also get pricier in weeks.
Market experts say such high-priced paddy could raise prices of the husked rice in the coming week as well and it could also affect government procurement that is aimed at boosting stock in silos to manage any exigency especially in the wake of a global crisis.
However, coarse rice from Boro season was still selling at Tk 44-55 a kg (mill-gate to Dhaka), medium Tk 54-65 and finer Tk 65-98 a kg (mill-gate area to Dhaka), according to the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh, the Department of Agricultural Marketing (D...
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