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    A few reasons that let rice prices go through the roof

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 21, 2018

    NO SIGN of decline in rice prices even after the harvest of the aman began amidst record import of rice remains worrisome. Rice prices shot...

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    No letup in rice price hike

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:18am on January 20, 2018

    The prices of rice showed no sign of decreasing even after the country began harvesting its second major rice crop, Aman, amid record import of...

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    Tofail claims price of rice, onion normal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:50am on January 16, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Monday claimed in Jatiya Sangsad that the prices of rice and onion have now become normal in the market....

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    AL allies angry at failure to control commodity price hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:34pm on January 15, 2018

    Leaders of the Awami League-led alliance on Monday reiterated their dissatisfaction at the failure of the government to control the...

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    CAB gives 10 days for scrapping power price hike order

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:03pm on January 07, 2018

    Consumers Association of Bangladesh on Sunday gave 10 days to scrap the order of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission, otherwise...

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    Rice still dear

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:17pm on January 05, 2018

    The prices of rice remained high in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday...

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    Time for govt to attend to soaring cost of living

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 04, 2018

    AN INCREASE in the cost of living by 8.44 per cent in the capital city, as New Age reported on Wednesday quoting from the annual...

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    Onion prices rise again as volatility continues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:39pm on December 29, 2017

    The price of local variety of onions rose again to Tk 110 a kilogram in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday after...

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    A year largely marked by govt’s market oversight failures

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 29, 2017

    THE outgoing year 2017, as many came to describe it as a horrible year for consumers, especially from the fixed- and low-income groups, has only...

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    Soaring prices sapped consumers

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:05am on December 28, 2017

    Abnormal price hike of daily essentials, from rice to garlic and salt to onion, remained a matter of worry for the consumers throughout the outgoing...