News on Potato Stats, Trade, Prices from Bangladesh
Government of Bangladesh takes urgent measures to stabilize potato prices ahead of National Elections early 2024
November 19, 2023With national elections scheduled for January 7, 2024, the Bangladesh government has implemented measures to address the alarming surge in potato prices.
With National Elections Barely Two Months Away, Bangladesh Government Is on a High Alert at Rising Potato Prices
November 13, 2023Bangladesh Commerce Ministry, in a report, says high prices are the result of price manipulation by a syndicate of cold-storage owners.
First ever table potato shipments from India to Bangladesh
November 05, 2023The first-ever shipments of 77 tonnes of potatoes have arrived from India for domestic consumption in Bangladesh - traditionally an exporter of the root vegetable - amid government efforts to ease the price.
Bangladesh Government reports record potato production, yet prices are going up
September 01, 2023Potato prices in Bangladesh are soaring even though farmers this year grew a record 1.04 crore tonnes, cutting the buying power of consumers, especially fixed and low-income people already battered by sustained high inflation.
Patchy power in Bangladesh pushes up potato prices
June 18, 2023Frequent power outages in Bangladesh are driving up the costs of potato storage, ultimately burdening people already struggling with escalating prices of essential food items.
Bangladesh to export potatoes to Japan
May 04, 2023A Japanese company has expressed interest to import potatoes from Bangladesh, said Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque. The minister said this while addressing a program at Westin Hotel in Tokyo on Thursday (April 27).
Bangladesh to resume potato export to Russia
April 10, 2023State-run Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation and private entity National Group Russia for Potato Export are expected to sign a memorandum of understanding today over the export of potato from Bangladesh to Russia.
The Bangladesh Cold Storage Association (BCSA) suggests a subsidy per kg of potato stored
October 04, 2021The annual demand for potatoes in Bangladesh is about 9 million tons. The Bangladesh Cold Storage Association (BCSA) urged the government to provide a BDT 9 (USD 0.11) subsidy per kilogram of potato stored in various cold storages in the country.
Facing excess potatoes, Govt of Bangladesh plans to support both export and potato processing
September 06, 2021Facing excess potatoes, the government of Bangladesh has decided to provide all sorts of support for both export and processing
Bangladesh Agricultural Corporation (BADC) contract growers for the export of potatoes to Malaysia
April 20, 2021Potatoes produced by contract growers of the Bangladesh Agricultural Corporation (BADC) are now being exported to Malaysia.