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The Scale of Smuggling Out of Bangladesh

An economist visiting Bangladesh is likely to be rather puzzled by two things, First, the topic of smuggling of rice and jute from Bangladesh to India will be raised with astonishing frequency; and second, the "estimates" (or rather guesses) which are presented as to the scale of these operations vary enormously, from unimportant figures to well over a million tons per year.

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