Price of broiler chicken goes up, other commodites remain dear

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:10, Jun 09,2018 | Updated: 23:51, Jun 08,2018

 
 

A file photo shows broiler chicken at a shop in Dhaka. The price of broiler chicken went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. — New Age photo

The price of broiler chicken went up and the prices of most of the other commodities remained high in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday.
Traders said that the price of broiler chicken increased slightly as the demand for the item rose in last couple of days.
The price of broiler chicken increased by Tk 10 a kilogram and the item was selling at Tk 150-160 a kg. Locally bred hens were selling at Tk 300-400 a kg on Friday.
The prices of beef and mutton remained unchanged over the week and beef was selling at Tk 450-500 a kg in the city markets and mutton at Tk 700-800 a kg.
The prices of vegetables remained unchanged over the week in the city markets.
Aubergine was selling at Tk 50-70 a kg, papaya at Tk 40-50 a kg, bitter gourds at Tk 40-60 a kg, okra at Tk 50-60 a kg, palwal at Tk 40-50 a kg, cucumber at Tk 40-50 a kg, tomato at Tk 80-90 a kg and each piece of bottle gourd at Tk 50 on Friday.
Green chilli was selling at Tk 60-80 a kg in the city markets.
The prices of garlic decreased by Tk 10 a kg over the week and garlic imported from China was retailing at Tk 80-100 a kg, while its local variety was selling at Tk 60-70 a kg. Garlic imported from India was selling at Tk 70-80 a kg on Friday.
The prices of onion remained unchanged in the city markets.
The local variety of onions was selling at Tk 40-45 a kg, while the imported variety was retailing at Tk 25-35 a kg.
The local variety of red lentil was selling at Tk 120 a kg, while the coarse variety of imported red lentil was retailing at Tk 70-80 a kg over the week.
The prices of fish remained unchanged in the city markets over the week.
Rohita was selling at Tk 200-300 a kg, katla at Tk 200-280 a kg, pangas at Tk 120-170 a kg and tilapia at Tk 110-180 a kg, depending on their size and quality.
The price of eggs remained unchanged at Tk 28-30 a hali (four pieces) in the city markets over the week.
A one-litre container of soya bean oil was selling at Tk 105-107, while a five-litre container at Tk 515-540 in the city’s kitchen markets on Friday.
Unpacked soya bean oil was selling at Tk 98 a kg, while
palm oil was retailing at Tk 85 a kg.
The prices of ginger remained unchanged with its local variety selling at Tk 80-90 a kg and the imported variety at Tk 100-120 a kg.
The prices of sugar remained unchanged and the refined and imported sugar was selling at Tk 60-65 a kg, while the locally produced sugar was selling at Tk 70-75 a kg in most of the Dhaka markets on Friday.
The prices of gram remained unchanged and the commodity was selling at Tk 70-80 a kg over the week.
Puffed rice was retailing at Tk 70-120 a kg while flaked rice was selling at Tk 80-90 a kg on Friday. Dates were selling at Tk 180-300 a kg depending on its quality.
Fine-quality packaged salt was selling at Tk 38 a kg, while the refined variety of salt was retailing at Tk 25 a kg in the city markets.
The prices of rice remained unchanged over the week.
A kilogram of coarse variety of rice was selling at Tk 40-44 on Friday. The fine variety of Najirshail rice was retailing at Tk 65-70 a kg and its standard variety at Tk 60-64 a kg in the city markets.
BR-28 rice was retailing at Tk 45-48 a kg, while Miniket rice was selling at Tk 60-68 a kg. The coarse variety of Miniket rice was retailing at Tk 55-68 a kg on Friday. 

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