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Prices of chicken, vegetables decline

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 20 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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Prices of chicken, vegetables decline

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Prices of chicken and most vegetables have dropped at different kitchen markets in the city with the arrival of winter vegetables.

Winter vegetables including cauliflower, cabbage, beans, radish, and spinach have started arriving in the markets, pushing down the prices of vegetables on Friday.

However, prices of rice, lentil, flour, soybean oil, onion and some other spices have maintained the previous high price.

Prices of seven food items have increased while the prices of 10 essentials dropped slightly, according to Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) data. 

Meanwhile, price of loose flour has increased by 1.15 per cent in a week to Tk 43-45 per kg, Soybean oil price (bottled) has increased by 1.61 per cent in a week to Tk 150-165 per litre, according to TCB data.

Local onion price has increased by Tk 4.35 per cent in a week to Tk 55-65 per kg, imported onion price increased by Tk 5 per cent in a week to Tk 50-55 per kg, according to TCB.

Garlic price has increased by 4.35 per cent and was selling at Tk 110-130 per kg, turmeric price has increased by 4.88 per cent to Tk 200-230 per kg and broiler chicken price has increased by 6.90 per cent to Tk 145-165 per kg, according to TCB data. However, the price of Sonali chicken price slipped to Tk 280-290 per kg on Friday from Tk 290-310 per kg a week earlier.

While visiting Mohammadpur Krishi market, it was seen that the price of bean has declined by 50 per cent to Tk 50-60 per kg and radish price dropped to Tk 30 per kg from 50 per kg a week earlier.

The newly harvested tomato was selling at Tk 70 per kg price while old red variety was selling at Tk 100 per kg on the day. Prices of tomatoes were Tk 140-160 per kg a week earlier.

The price of green chilli has declined by Tk 20 per kg and was selling at Tk 80-100 per kg,    onion leaf was selling at Tk 50-60 per kg.

The price of the pointed guard was Tk 40-50 per kg, yardlong bean was selling at Tk 50-70 per kg, cauliflower at Tk 40-50 per piece and cabbage was selling at Tk 30-40 per piece.

Bitter guard was selling at Tk 60-80 per kg, snake guard at Tk 40-50 per kg and ribbed guard was selling Tk 40-50 per kg. 

Price farm egg has declined by Tk 5 and was selling at Tk 95-100 per dozen.