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Chicken prices come down, vegetable unchanged


Published : 28 Jan 2022 10:25 PM | Updated : 29 Jan 2022 03:10 PM

The price of chicken has come down in the market compared to that of last week. However, the prices of vegetables, eggs, fish, onions and potatoes have remained unchanged during the week.

The situation has been observed after visiting a good number of kitchen markets in the capital on Friday.

Broiler chickens are being sold at Tk 150-160per kg which was being sold at Tk 170-175 last week. Sonali chicken is being sold at Tk 250 with a reduction of Tk 10. Last week, the price of Sonali chicken was Tk 260 per kg. Layer chicken is being sold at Tk 230 per kg as before.

Prices of most vegetables in the market remained unchanged throughout the week.

Per kg tomato is being sold at Tk 20-30, yardlong beanat Tk 50-70, beans at Tk 40-60, brinjal at Tk 40-80, bitter gourd at Tk 80, carrot at Tk 40, pumpkin at Tk 40, radish at Tk 30-40 and snake gourd at Tk 50.  

A large size cauliflower and cabbage are being sold at Tk 40 per piece, and gourd at Tk 50. 

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New and old potatoes are being sold at Tk 15-20 per kg in markets. Green chillies are being sold at Tk 60-80 per kg. 

Green bananas are being sold at Tk 40 per hali (four pieces), per kg papaya at Tk 30-40 and cucumber at Tk 80 and per hali (four pieces)  lemon is being sold at Tk 20.

Local onions are being sold at Tk 30-35 per kg while Indian onions are being sold at Tk 40 per kg. Last week, onions were being sold at Tk 45-50 per kg.

Dried chilies are being sold at Tk 150 to Tk 250 per kg, garlic at Tk 80-130, ginger at Tk 140 and turmeric at Tk 160 to Tk 220 per kg. Besides, Indian lentils are being sold at Tk 90-95 per kg and local lentils at Tk 110-115 per kg.

Edible oil prices have risen in the markets. Per liter edible oil is being sold at Tk 168 which was sold at Tk 160 last week.

Sugar is being sold at Tk 80 per kg. Besides, packets of sugar are being sold at Tk 85 per kg. 

Eggs are being sold at earlier prices in the market. Dozens of red eggs are being sold atTk 110. Dozens of duck eggs are being sold at Tk 180. Dozens of Sonali chicken eggs are being sold at 160.

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