Liberalization and foodgrain imports: The evolution and conduct of the border trade with India

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[FMRSP Working Paper 11]

A decision was taken in the early 1990s to withdraw restrictions on private food imports as part of the move towards greater trade liberalization. This has resulted in a fundamental change in the food-security regime facing Bangladesh, in terms of supply, prices, time lags for imports, and ultimately, in terms of benefits to consumers. Producers too have been affected since they now have to operate within a price ceiling effectively determined by the import-parity price with India.

 
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Oct 1999
English
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66
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