All
 

 

Just in:  

You are here: Home»Markets»Commodities»Asia»Bangladesh tenders to export 50,000T of sugar to the EU

sugar---DHAKA: Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation has issued its first tender to export 50,000 tonnes of sugar to European Union countries under a quota system, a senior corporation official said on Thursday.

 

The deadline to submit offers is Feb. 2, said Harun Mia, purchase chief of the state agency, which had until now imported sugar to build up reserves and rein in domestic prices.

 

The 50,000 tonnes of sugar from locally produced cane will be exported to EU countries under a preferential quota for the least-developed countries.

 

Early last month the government gave permission to the corporation to export the sugar, Mia said.

 

"It would cover some losses of the corporation as sugar production cost is often higher than the selling rate," he said.

Domestic sugar prices have remained stable over the last year.

 

Bangladesh depends largely on imported sugar to meet annual demand of 1.4 million tonnes as the country produces less than 100,000 tonnes.

 

Late last year the government also allowed limited exports of sugar for private refiners, who had been calling for overseas sales as they have around 2 million tonnes of refining capacity.

 

In 2010, the government put an embargo on sugar exports to contain the soaring domestic price of the sweetener.

 

Private refiners import raw sugar mostly from India, Brazil and Thailand.

 

Copyright Reuters, 2013
*


 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 16,982.59 0.13
Arrow Nasdaq 4,444.91 0.10
Arrow S&P 1,978.91 0.03
Arrow FTSE 6,788.07 0.05
Arrow DAX 9,598.17 0.48
Arrow CAC-40 4,344.77 0.33
Arrow Nikkei 15,529.40 0.46
Arrow H.Seng 24,428.63 0.88
Arrow Sensex 25,991.23 0.52





where to buy

cheap wedding dresses

online - weddingdresstrend.com

Buy cheap Nike Mercurials cleats at mercurialscleats.com
cheap wedding dresses on SiteSteer.com - Best Online Wedding Store


Banking Review 2013


Buy direct from

China free shipping trade platform

Annual2012/13
Foreign Debt $60.9bn
Per Cap Income $1,368
GDP Growth 3.6%
Average CPI 7.5%
MonthlyMay
Trade Balance $-1.558 bln
Exports $2.117 bln
Imports $3.675 bln
WeeklyJuly 10, 2014
Reserves $14.638 bln