Prices of most of the essential commodities have increased in the kitchen markets of the capital on Friday.
Prices of rice, wheat flour, onion, potato, lentil, eggs and vegetables were higher than previous days.Price of fine rice has increased by .82 percent and was sold at Tk 60-65 per kg. Medium and coarse rice prices have increased. Earlier it was sold at Tk 50-56 per kg.
Loose wheat flour price has increased by 5.63 percent and was sold at Tk 35-40 per kg. Packet wheat flour price has increased by 2.33 percent and was sold at Tk 42-46 per kg on the day, according to Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB).
Lentil price has increased by 2.38 percent in a week and was sold Tk 105-110 per kg, potato price increased by 2.27 per cent and was sold at Tk 20-25 per kg, local onion price increased by 26.44 percent and was sold at Tk 50-60 per kg, imported onion price increased by 31.25 percent and was sold at Tk 50-55 per kg, imported garlic price increased by 4 percent and was sold at Tk 120-140 per kg, dry chili price has increased by 10.53 percent and was sold at Tk 180-240 per kg and local ginger price has increased by 10 percent and was sold at Tk 100-120 per kg.
Price farm eggs has increased by 3.23 percent and was sold at Tk 32-33 per four pieces while it was TK 28-30 and duck eggs price was Tk 40 per four piece while it was Tk 36-38 in the previous week.
While visiting Mohammadpur Krishi Market it was seen that brinjal was selling at Tk 55-60 per kg while its price was Tk 30-40 per kg a week earlier, green chili was at Tk 60 per kg while it was Tk 55 a week earlier and round potato was at Tk 25 per kg while it was Tk 20 a week earlier.
Bitter guard was Tk 60-70 per kg, pointed guard at Tk 40 per kg, guard at TK 50-60 per kg , green papaya at 50 per kg , imported carrot at Tk 80 per kg, okra at 60 per kg , arum-lobe at Tk 65, sweet pumpkin at Tk 50 per kg while those vegetable price was Tk 5-10 lower in last week.