IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 21 Nov 2008 | Removal date: 20 Jun 2015
Still in force

Export ban

In November 2008, Bangladesh banned the export of all varities of rice for six months. Earlier, in May 2008 export of non-aromatic rice was banned for six months, but with this measure all both aromatic and non-aromatic varities have been banned.
 
In May 2009, the ban was further extended and remaind in force until in June 2012. Since than aromatic rice exports are again allowed. However, the ban on non-aromatic varities continues and is currently applicable until 30 June 2015.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

231 Grain mill products
1006 Rice.
100620 Husked (brown) rice

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