Prices of vegetables remain unchanged

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Jan 12,2019

 
 

Vendors wait for customers at a kitchen market in Dhaka on Friday. The prices of vegetables remained unchanged at the kitchen markets in capital Dhaka over the week. — Sony Ramany

The prices of vegetables remained unchanged at the kitchen markets in capital Dhaka over the week ending Friday.
Eggs and broiler chicken witnessed a slight decrease in their prices over the week.
Radish and beans were selling at Tk 20-30 a kg and Tk 20-40 a kg respectively on Friday. Cauliflowers were retailing at Tk 20-25 apiece and cabbage at Tk 20 apiece on the day.
Aubergine was selling at Tk 30-50 a kg, bitter gourds at Tk 40-60 a kg, bottle gourd at Tk 50-60 apiece, okra at Tk 40 a kg, papaya at Tk 20-25 a kg, cucumber at Tk 40 a kg and tomatoes at Tk 40-50 a kg.
The price of green chilli remained unchanged and the item was selling at Tk 60 a kg on Friday.
The prices of potatoes remained unchanged. Potatoes were selling at Tk 25-30 a kg in the city’s kitchen markets on the day.
The price of eggs decreased by Tk 2 hali (four pieces) and the item was selling at Tk 32-34 a hali on Friday.
The prices of broiler chicken decreased by Tk 5 a kg and the item was selling at Tk 120-130 a kg. The locally bred hens were selling at Tk 350-400 a kg on the day.
Fish prices remained unchanged over the week. Rohita was selling at Tk 250-350 a kg and Katla at Tk 200-350 a kg depending on their size and quality on Friday. Pangas was selling at Tk 130-170 a kg and Tilapia at Tk 140-180 a kg.
The prices of onions remained unchanged over the week.
The imported onions were retailing at Tk 25-30 a kg while its local variety was selling at Tk 25-35 a kg in the city markets on Friday.
Garlic imported from China was retailing at Tk 70-80 a kg while its local variety was selling at Tk 50-70 a kg. Garlic imported from India was selling at Tk 60-70 a kg.
The prices of ginger increased by Tk 20 a kg and its local variety was selling at Tk 110-120 a kg and the imported variety at Tk 120-150 a kg.
Beef was selling at Tk 470-500 a kg and mutton at Tk 750-800 a kg in the city markets.
A one-litre container of soya bean oil was selling at Tk 105-107 and a five-litre container at Tk 515-540. Unpacked soya bean oil was selling at Tk 98 a kg, while palm oil was retailing at Tk 85 a kg.
The prices of sugar remained unchanged. The refined and imported sugar was selling at Tk 50 a kg, while the locally produced sugar was selling at Tk 70-75 a kg in most of the Dhaka markets on Friday.
Fine-quality packaged salt was selling at Tk 38 a kg, while the refined variety of salt was retailing at Tk 25 a kg.

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