Food grain stock stands at 0.49m tonnes

Dhaka,  Fri,  28 July 2017
Published : 14 Jun 2017, 13:11:14 | Updated : 14 Jun 2017, 13:17:01
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Food grain stock stands at 0.49m tonnes

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The country’s food grain stock in the government silos stood at 0.49 million tonnes at the beginning of this week.

The food ministry statistics showed that, of the total stock, some 0.19 million tonnes are rice and 0.30 million tonnes wheat.

The data also showed that total import of food grains in the current fiscal year stood at 5.45 million tonnes as on June 11, 2017.   

Of the total import, private sector imported some 5.05 million tonnes of food grains, while the rest 0.40 million tonnes were imported by the government.

Again, of the total import, wheat stood at 5.33 million tonnes while the volume of rice was 0.12 million tonnes.
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