Bangladesh to allow potato import to stabilize local market

DHAKA, Oct. 30– The Bangladeshi government has decided to allow the import of potatoes to rein in soaring prices of the widely consumed vegetable in the South Asian country. The Ministry of Commerce made the announcement on Monday. The decision is part of the government’s efforts to cool down the overheated local market of potato.

DHAKA, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — The Bangladeshi government has decided to allow the import of potatoes to rein in soaring prices of the widely consumed vegetable in the South Asian country.

The Ministry of Commerce made the announcement on Monday.

The decision is part of the government’s efforts to cool down the overheated local market of potato.

The ministry has asked businesses to apply for the potato import permission to boost its supply for the market. Enditem