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buffer stock

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(Commerce) commerce a stock of a commodity built up by a government or trade organization with the object of using it to stabilize prices
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We have enough rice stocks in our warehouses, and they are all clean and very safe for human consumption, said Dar as he noted that the NFA is mandated by law to have a rice buffer stock good for 30 days, and he is looking to have a bigger rice buffer stocks to meet the national consumption requirement.
Agriculture Secretary William Dar believes there is a need to raise up to 90 days the country's 30-day buffer stock of rice.
The Department of Education is in the process of changing its policy on the buffer stock of learning materials in its central office warehouses.
The country's rice inventory as of July 1 rose by 31.9 percent to 2.625 million metric tons, from 1.99 MMT last year due to the significant hike in the buffer stock of the National Food Authority (NFA).
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) on Wednesday said that the one million tonne increase in buffer stock of sugar announced recently by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is incrementally positive but may not be enough to address the prevailing surplus situation.
Honorable Osei Kyei Mensah:Mr Speaker, the Honourable Member is making a categorical statement that Ghana went and borrowed from the buffer stock. Mr Speaker, the Minister, Honorable Bambangi, is saying that there is a standing arrangement, such that over a period in order not for the stock to go bad, it has to use the food in reserve and replenish later.
New Delhi: The Centre directed co-operative Nafed to boost supply in the national capital from the buffer stock to check rising onion prices.
THE Narendra Modi government has decided to create a buffer stock of potato and onion in the Delhi- NCR region to rein in their prices ahead of the Assembly elections in Delhi.
"The UAE is developing a buffer stock of food grain which will increase to include other commodities such as edible oil, sugar and salt -- in addition to wheat and rice, and I think we are heading towards the right direction."
India has asked the state-run Cotton Corporation to maintain a buffer stock of 1 million bales between June and August, said in a government statement.
ISLAMABAD, February 11, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Federal Government has decided to buy 0.7 million ton sugar on deferred payment from Dubai for storing sugar in buffer stock. To this effect, Federal Secretary Finance Suleman Siddique has left for Dubai for negotiations and settling the matter.
The government will issue license to import 110,000 tons of sugar this year for buffer stock facing possible delay in harvest from May-June this year.