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    Prices of rice, red lentil, edible oil remain high

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on March 27, 2020

    The prices of rice, red lentil and edible oil remained high in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that the...

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    Reduction of water price demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on March 17, 2020

    Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Marxist) on Monday handed over a memorandum to the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority managing director demanding reduction of water price...

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    1 jailed, 29 fined for hoarding, hiking mask price

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on March 11, 2020

    Mobile courts on Tuesday jailed one and fined at least 29 pharmacies at different places in Dhaka for hiking face mask prices and creating artificial...

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    Govt burdens poor, fixed-income people with price increase

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2020

    CONSUMERS having to pay their electric bill at a higher rate that enters into force today, keeping to the decision that the Energy Regulatory Commission...

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    Government mustn’t make consumers suffer for power policy flaws

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 29, 2020

    THE latest round of retail power price increase, the 10th in 11 years, entering into force on March 1, with the authorities not having lifted...

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    Low, middle income groups in Bangladesh reel from rising prices

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2020

    Sufferings of the middle and low income groups are growing as the volatility in the prices of some half a dozen essential commodities, including rice,...

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    Prices keep rising

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on February 05, 2020

    Traders started increasing the prices of essential commodities including garlic, onion and edible oil in last three days without any valid reasons. The price of...

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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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    Buyers offer Bangladesh lower RMG prices despite rise in green factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on January 25, 2020

    Global brands and buyers are gradually offering lower prices for readymade garment products to Bangladeshi factories although the number of green factories has increased considerably...

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    German competition watchdog swats pesticide firms

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt am Main | Updated at 11:47pm on January 13, 2020

    German competition authorities said on Monday that they had stung seven pesticide wholesalers with a 155 million euro ($172 million) fine over a 17-year long...