Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
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Commodity prices remain high

Prices of some commodities, including beef, chicken, and vegetables, are maintaining an increasing trend in the capital.

Consumers could not buy soybean oil at retail outlets, despite the fact that the price of all types of edible oil increased on Thursday.

According to the revised pricing, a new supply of soybean oil will be available on the market tomorrow.

The new price of bottled soybean oil has been fixed at Tk 198, loose soybean oil at Tk180, and a five-liter bottle at Tk 985, while the price of super palm oil has been fixed at Tk 172 according to a release issued by the Bangladesh Vegetable Oil Refiners and Vanaspati Manufacturers Association.

On the day, beef maintained a high price of Tk 700 per kg against Tk 650–680 per kg two weeks ago.

The price of sonali chicken has maintained its previous high price of Tk 300 per kg, while the price of broiler chicken has increased to Tk 280 per kg from Tk 250 per kg.

Farm eggs are available at Tk 105 per dozen, down from Tk 110 a week ago.

At Mohammadpur Krishi Market, the price of eggplant has increased to Tk 80-100 per kg from Tk 50-70 per kg in a week, and the price of cucumber has increased to Tk 60 per kg from Tk 30-40 per kg in a week.

The price of carrots has increased to Tk 100 per kg from Tk 50-60 per kg in a week, and the price of tomatoes has increased to Tk 60 per kg from Tk 30-40 per kg in a week.

At the market, yardlong beans were sold for Tk 60 per kg, okra for Tk 50-60 per kg, gourds for Tk 50-60 per kg, pointed gourds for Tk 50-60 per kg, bitter gourds for Tk 60-80 per kg, green papaya for Tk 40-50 per kg, and red amaranth for Tk 10-15 per bunch.

Ruhi prices have fallen to Tk 300 per kg from Tk 350-400 per kg, katol fish prices have fallen to Tk 320-350 per kg, tilapia prices have decreased to Tk 160-170 per kg, p prices have dropped to Tk 150 per kg, and medium hilsa prices have reduced to Tk 600 per kg.