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Vegetables, onion, edible oil prices up


Published : 30 Apr 2021 09:30 PM | Updated : 01 May 2021 12:10 AM

Prices of vegetables, onions and edible oils have gone up during the week. However, the prices of chicken and rice have come down. 

On the other hand, price of eggs and other commodities remained stable. 

On Friday, upon visiting different markets in the capital depending on the quality and market, such information was found.  

In these markets, carrots were being sold at Tk 30 to Tk 40 per kilogram (kg), brinjal at Tk 40 to Tk 50 per kg, bitter gourd at Tk 40 to Tk 50 per kg, radish at Tk 40 per kg, okra at Tk 50 to Tk 60 per kg, tomato at Tk 30 to Tk 40 per kg and string beans was selling at Tk 60 per kg.

Depending on the size of the gourd, it is currently being sold at Tk 50 to Tk 60 and cabbage at Tk 30. 

Pumpkin was selling at Tk 20 to Tk 30 per kg, snake gourd at Tk 50 to Tk 60, parwal at Tk 40 to Tk 50, Shajne at Tk 50 to Tk 60 and Potato at Tk 20 per kg. Onion was being sold at Tk 40 per kg with an increase of Tk 5. Green chillies were selling at Tk 50 per kg. 

Besides, dried chillies were being sold at Tk 160 per kg, garlic at Tk 80 to Tk 120 and ginger at Tk 80 to Tk 100 per kg. Turmeric was being sold at Tk 180 to Tk 220 per kg.

Sugar was being sold at Tk 80 per kg in the market. BR-28 rice was being sold at Tk 48 to Tk 50 per kg, Miniket at Tk 63 to Tk 64, Nazirshail at Tk 65 to Tk 70, coarse rice at Tk 45 to Tk 48. 

Prices of both bottled and loose soybean oil have risen in the capital markets. With that, the price of palm super oil has gone up. The price of bottled soybean oil has gone up by Tk 5 per liter. And the price of open soybean and palm super has gone up to Tk 4 per kg.

Although retailers have increased the price of bottled soybean oil, it has not been effective yet in the wholesale market. Lebel price of one-liter bottled soybean is Tk 139 but most retailers are selling this oil for Tk 145.

Sonali chickens were being sold at Tk 230 to Tk 220 per kg, broiler chickens at Tk 125 to Tk 130 per kg and layer chickens at Tk 220 to Tk 230 per kg.

The prices of beef and mutton, spices and other commodities remained unchanged in these markets. In the market, mutton was being sold at Tk 700 to Tk 750 per kg, and beef at Tk 580 per kg. 

Chital fish was selling at Tk 450 to Tk 500 per kg, Awn fish at Tk 500, Rohi at Tk 250 to Tk 350 per kg, Katla at Tk 280 to Tk 380, Tilapia sold at Tk 150, Boal fish at Tk 400 to Tk 500, Pangas was sold at Tk 140 to Tk 170, Pabda at Tk 150 to Tk 250, and Shing was being sold at Tk 300 to Tk 450 (based on quality and size).