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Prices of fish high, vegetables’ stable

Prices of fish high, vegetables’ stable

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  • Staff Correspondent
  • 31 July, 2021 12:00 AM
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Prices of most of the essential commodities were high while vegetables prices have reduced slightly in the capital’s kitchen markets on Friday.

While visiting different markets in the capital on Friday it was seen that prices of most of the vegetables were stable but the prices of fishes were still high.

Vegetables prices declined slightly against ample supply of the produces in the market this week, said Sohidul Islam, a vegetable trader at Mohammadpur Krishi Market.

The prices of carrot and tomato were high. Those were sold at Tk 80-110 per kg and Tk100-120 per kg on the day.

Ridge gourd was Tk40-50 per kg while it was Tk 60-70 a week earlier, bitter guard was Tk 50-60 per kg while it was 60-70 per kg a week ago and snake gourd was Tk 30-40 per kg while it was Tk60 per kg a week earlier.

Price of okra was TK 30-40 per kg while it was Tk 40-50 per kg a week earlier, pointed guard Tk 20-30 per kg while it was TK 40-50 a week earlier and green papaya was Tk 25-30 per kg while it was Tk 40-50 per kg a week earlier and Yardlong bean was Tk 50-60 per kg while it was Tk 80 per kg a week earlier.

Price of farmed Telapia fish was Tk 160-180 Tk per kg while it was Tk 150-160 per kg a week earlier. Ruhi was selling at Tk 280-380 per kg while it was Tk 250-300 per kg, Mrigel was Tk 220-250 per kg while it was 200-220 per kg.

Shrimp was selling at TK 600-650 per while it was Tk600-100 per kg a week earlier, Pabda was Tk 450-600 per kg while it was TK 400-500 per kg.

Some fish traders said that prices of fishes have increased as supply was not adequate.