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Vegetable prices mark fall

Staff Correspondent     11 November, 2017 12:00 AM printer

Vegetable prices mark fall

Prices of vegetables have marked a fall due to an increase in supply. The photo was taken at Malibagh Bazar in the capital on Friday.

Prices of most of the winter vegetables marked a fall in the city kitchen markets thanks to an increase in the supply.

As supply of vegetables are increasing in the capital, the prices are coming down, traders in the capital’s Kawranbazar kitchen market said on Friday.

Demand for early winter vegetables is high at the moment, and the price will come down gradually with the increase in the supply, they added.

While visiting Kawranbazar kitchen market yesterday, it was seen that bean was selling at Tk 60 per kg, which was sold at Tk 140 per kg a week earlier. Eggplant of different qualities was selling at Tk 50-60 per kg, against Tk 60-80 a week ago.

A piece of cauliflower was selling at Tk 25-30 while it was at Tk 35-40 a week ago, cabbages were being sold at Tk 30 a piece while it was at Tk 40 a week ago.

The price of green chili was Tk 90-100 per kg, but it was at Tk 120 a kg a week earlier.

Meantime, radish was selling at Tk 45 per kg, Potol at Tk 50 a kg , okra at Tk 55-60 per kg and most of the leafy vegetable prices were at Tk 20-25 a bunch.

Mustafiz, a vegetable vendor at Kawranbazar, said the vegetable markets in the capital are stable now due to the increase in supply of winter vegetables.