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Chicken, veg, oil prices up due to poor supply


Published : 06 May 2022 09:54 PM | Updated : 07 May 2022 02:16 PM

Prices of chicken, all types of vegetables have gone up in the market due to insufficient supply after Eid.

Soybean oil prices have risen again in the country's market. The price of bottled soybean oil has increased by Tk 38 per litre.

Prices of other essential commodities remained unchanged throughout the week.

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

Among the vegetables, the price of papaya has increased the most. Papaya is being sold at Tk 70-80 per kg in the kitchen markets.

Per kg carrot is being sold at Tk 120, eggplant at Tk 60-80 per kg, cucumbers at Tk 40-50 per kg and lady's finger is being sold at Tk 50-60.

Pointed gourd is being sold at Tk 50-60 per kg, yardlong bean at Tk 50-60 per kg, tomato at Tk 40-50, pumpkin at Tk 40, radish at Tk 30-40 and snake gourd at Tk 50 and bitter gourd is being sold at Tk 80 in these markets. 

A large size cauliflower and cabbage is being sold at Tk 50-60 per piece, and gourd at Tk 50.  

New and old potatoes are being sold at Tk 15-20 per kg in markets. Green chillies are being sold at Tk100-120 per kg. 

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Green bananas are being sold at Tk 40 per hali (four pieces) and 4 pieces of lemon is being sold at Tk 40. Per kg local onion is being sold at Tk 30-35 and Indian onion is being sold at Tk 40-50 per kg. 

Per kg lentil is being sold at Tk 120 per kg with an increase of Tk 5. 

One dozen of red egg is being sold at Tk 105-110, duck egg at Tk 160-165, local chicken egg at Tk 210 and sonali chicken egg (one dozen) are being sold at Tk 180.

Dried chilies are being sold at Tk 150 to Tk 250 per kg, garlic at Tk 100-110, ginger at Tk 60-80 and turmeric at Tk 160 to Tk 220 per kg.

Per litre edible oil is being sold at Tk 198 and sugar at Tk 80 per kg. Besides, packet sugar weighing one kg is being sold at Tk 85 per kg. 

The prices of meat have increased over the week.

Beef is being sold at Tk 650-700 per kg and mutton at Tk 900-1000 per kg in the markets. 

Broiler chicken is being sold at Tk 175-180 per kg and layer chicken at Tk 280 per kg. Pakistani cock or sonali chicken is being sold at Tk 300-310 per kg. 

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