Bangladesh: Grain and Feed Update

MY 2017/18 (May-April) rice production is forecast down slightly to 32.65 million metric tons on lower Aman variety production caused by unexpected rain during the grain maturing stage. Post raised MY 2017/18 rice imports to 3.4 million metric tons based on increased demand until the next harvest. MY 2017/18 (July-June) wheat imports are forecast at 6.5 million tons, due to competitive international prices and strong demand. For MY 2017/18, Post’s corn import forecast is raised by 0.1 MMT due to increased demand in the feed industry.  

Bangladesh: Grain and Feed Update