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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,...

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    Onion price doubles again, hits Tk 200

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on January 04, 2020

    The price of local-variety onion almost doubled on the city markets and hit Tk 200 a kilogram again over the week ending on Friday due...

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    2 lakh tonnes of onions to be imported before Ramadan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:58pm on January 02, 2020

    The government on Thursday decided to import 2 lakh tonnes of onions by March to ensure available supply of the item on the kitchen markets...

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    TCB to sell onion at Tk35 per kg

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:42am on December 23, 2019

    State-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh will sell onion at Tk 35 per kilogramme from Monday. TCB spokesman Humayun Kabir on Sunday said that they...

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    People can buy commodities at higher prices: Obaidul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:11pm on December 04, 2019

    Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said the people in Bangladesh can buy commodities at higher price as their purchasing capacity is...

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    Commerce minister slams traders for not having human approach

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on December 04, 2019

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Tuesday questioned the integrity and approach of a quarter of traders and said that some of the importers were importing...

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    Tipu advises less onion consumption

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:33am on December 02, 2019

    Advising people to consume less onion, commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Sunday said the ministry could not predict about when the price of onion would...