Bangladesh: Green chili import through Hili land port begins

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Published Jun 27, 2023

Tridge summary

In response to high prices in the local market, the government of Bangladesh has allowed the import of green chilli from India. Several organizations have been granted import permits and will import approximately 1,900 tonnes of green chilli. The Ministry of Agriculture has also permitted the import of 11,600 tonnes of green chillies and 55,600 tonnes of tomatoes from various companies.
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Indian trucks loaded with green chilli entered Bangladesh through Hili land port in Dinajpur on Monday as the government has allowed its import in the wake of surging prices in the local market ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. M/s Satata Banijyalay, BK Trade, Promi Enterprise and Royal Trade International-- have received import permits (IP). These organisations will import around 1,900 tonnes of green chilli, reports UNB. Shakil, a retail trader of Hili market, said that the price of green chilli increased to Tk 160-200 per kg on Monday morning after 10 months. "Now it's being imported. The price of chilli may come down in 2-1 day." Center for Plant Disease Control assistant officer Yusuf Ali said that import of green chilli from India through Hili land port was suspended on August 24 last year. Green chilli import has started through Hili land as ...
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