6 January 2017, Fri

Controlling Price Hike

01. At critical times, required amount of food, energy and fertiliser shall be imported from foreign countries in order to meet the demands of the people. Relevant purchase laws and rules and regulations in this regard shall be amended.

02. In order to sell rice at subsidised prices through private dealers, open market sales (OMS) shall be introduced as required.

03. In order to ensure supply of edibles like rice, lentils, soybean oil, powdered milk at subsidised prices, the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) shall be expanded or if needed a new public body shall be established.

04. As part of an attempt to keep the price of sugar stable, sugar production, import and marketing shall be brought under the Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation.