Rice price sees sharp fall in city mkt

22 January, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Although the prices of fine and medium variety rice found rise in last couple of weeks at different city markets immediately after the 11th parliament elections, but the price of all sorts of rice including coarse variety marked fresh decline by Taka 1-2 per kg this week compared to the last week market price.

Fine and medium quality rice price found a rise of Taka 2-3 per kg in the city market after the 11th parliament elections that continued till last week and the price of both fine and medium quality rice marked little lower this week, reports BSS.

But the price hike of fine and medium rice did not effect on the coarse variety rice during this time.

Fine and medium quality rice sold at Taka 54-64 and Taka 44-54 per kg today while it was sold Taka 54-65 and Taka 46-54 in last week, according to official price index prepared by Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB).

Even the fine quality Nazir and miniket are now being sold at Taka 56-64 per kg while it was Taka 56-65 in last week. Price of coarse variety rice including ‘shawrna’, china and Irri sold at Taka 38-42 pr kg while it was Taka 38-44 in last week, TCB price index shows.


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