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Edible oil price goes up, chicken, onion drop


Published : 21 Jan 2022 10:52 PM

The price of edible oil and lentil has increased while the price of chicken and onion has declined by a small margin compared to last week. 

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

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

The price of broiler chicken has slightly dropped in most retail markets. Broiler chickens are being sold at Tk 160 per kg which was being sold at Tk 175-180 last week. Sonali category chicken is being sold at Tk 250 per kg with a reduction of Tk 10 on every kilogram. Last week, the price of Sonali chicken was Tk 260 per kg. Layer chicken is being sold at Tk 230 per kg as before.

Locally produced onions are being sold at Tk 35 per kg. Indian onions are being sold at Tk 40 per kg. Last week, onions were being sold at Tk 45-50 per kg.

Prices of most vegetables in the market have remained unchanged throughout the week.  Per kg tomato is being sold at Tk 40-80, yardlong bean at 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 is being sold at Tk 40 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 Tk 60-80 per kg. 

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

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. 

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