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    Prices of rice, red lentil, onions increase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on June 19, 2020

    The prices of rice, red lentil and onion went up on the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending on Friday. Retailers blamed wholesalers for...

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    Government to slap 5pc duty on onion import

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on June 11, 2020

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday proposed to impose 5 per cent duty on the import of onion and to increase the duty rate...

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    Prices of onions, broiler, garlic, ginger go up before Eid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:57pm on May 22, 2020

    The prices of broiler chicken, onions, garlic and ginger increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, one of...

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    Price fall frustrates onion growers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:56am on May 22, 2020

    The decreasing prices of onion are frustrating growers in Bangladesh as they are forced to sell their crop at prices Tk 30 lower a kilogram...

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    OMS of onions at Tk 25 a kg from Saturday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:34pm on May 07, 2020

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Thursday said that the state-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh would start selling onion at Tk 25 a kg across the...

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    Prices of ginger, onions surge

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:58pm on April 17, 2020

    The prices of ginger more than doubled while those of onions and garlic continued rising in the city’s kitchen markets last week ahead of Ramadan,...

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    Prices of rice, onions, garlic, ginger and potatoes go up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:53pm on April 10, 2020

    The prices of rice, onions, garlic, ginger and potatoes went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week as the supply of the items...

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    Lax market regulation, price instability continues

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 02, 2020

    ABRUPT and arbitrary price increase seems to have become the norm. In 2019, the onion prices increased to an unprecedented level. The Conscious Consumers’ Society...

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    Onion crisis won’t recur this year, minister tells JS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on January 17, 2020

    Admitting that the people suffered a lot due to the sky-high prices of onion, agriculture minister Abdur Razzaque on Thursday assured in parliament that such...

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    India wants Bangladesh to buy its imported onion 

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:27am on January 16, 2020

    The Indian government has asked Bangladesh to procure the onions that India has imported after a majority of states withdrew their demand for the commodity,...