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Rice accord with Bangladesh extended

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Commerce Ministry on Friday signed an amended memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh, extending an agreement on unfilled sales of Thai rice 

Muhammad Abdur Razzaque, Minister of Food of the People's Republic of Bangladesh (left) and Boonsong Teriyapirom, Commerce Ministry (right) sign the MoU to extend rice trade. (Photo courtesy by Commerce Ministry)

The existing MoU requires Bangladesh to import up to one million tonnes of parboiled rice from Thailand from last year to this year. The change will extend the deadline to import the rice to 2016.

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