News Desk: The prices of coarse rice, soybeans and palm oil have decreased in the markets of the capital in the last one week. Along with this, the prices of lentils, potatoes, onions and garlic have decreased. On the contrary, prices of turmeric, ginger and cinnamon increased along with flour and flour. Such information has emerged in a report by the government organization Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB).
TCB has prepared this report with information on the prices of products in Shahjahanpur, Malibag Bazar, Karwan Bazar, Badamtali Bazar, Sutrapur Bazar, Shyambazar, Kachukshet Bazar, Moulvibazar, Mohakhali Bazar, Uttara Azampur Bazar, Rahmatganj Bazar, Rampura and Mirpur-1 markets of the capital.
According to the company's data, the price of coarse rice fell by 2 percent in the last one week. Coarse rice, which was sold at Tk 48 to Tk 52 a kg a week ago, is now selling between Tk 48 to Tk 50.
Meanwhile, open soybean oil prices fell by 2.57 percent. Open soybeans which were sold at Tk 170 to Tk 180 a liter a week ago are now selling at Tk 166 to Tk 175. And five liter bottle of soybean oil is being sold at Tk 900 to Tk 980. A week ago this oil was selling at 960 to 980 taka. In this, the price of a five-liter bottle of soybean oil has decreased by 3.09 percent in a week.
The price of a five liter bottle of soybean oil as well as a one liter bottle has also come down. Soybean oil price of one liter bottle decreased by 5.06 percent during the week. A liter bottle of soybean oil, which was sold at Tk 195 to Tk 200 a week ago, is now selling at Tk 185 to Tk 190.
Palm oil is also on the list of price cuts. According to TCB data, the price of loose palm oil fell by 3.45 percent in a week. Loose palm oil, which was sold at Tk 140 to Tk 150 a liter a week ago, is now being sold at Tk 130 to Tk 150.
The price of both domestic and imported onions has decreased by 10.53 percent during the week, said TCB. According to the company's information, the domestic onion which was sold at Tk 45 to Tk 50 a week ago is now being sold at Tk 40 to Tk 45. Imported onion is also selling at Tk 40-45 per kg, which was Tk 45-50 a week ago.
The price of large grain lentils has decreased by 2.33 percent during the week and is being sold at Tk 100 to Tk 110 per kg. A week ago, a kg of this pulse was Tk 105 to Tk 110. The price of small grain lentil fell by 1.89 percent. Small grain lentil which was sold at Tk 130 to Tk 135 a kg a week ago is now being sold at Tk 125 to Tk 135.
Apart from this, the price of potato has decreased by 5.17 percent from Tk 25 to Tk 30, the price of domestic garlic has decreased by Tk 3.45 percent from Tk 60 to Tk 80, the price of dry chili has decreased by Tk 7.14 percent from Tk 220 to Tk 300 and the price of small cardamom has decreased by Tk 1 thousand by 4.17 percent. 600 to 3 thousand taka per kg is being sold.
On the other hand, in the last one week, the prices of some daily commodities including flour, flour and turmeric have increased, said TCB. According to the report of this government institution, the price of open flour has increased by 3.66 percent. Open flour, which was sold at Tk 40 to Tk 42 a kg a week ago, is now selling at Tk 40 to Tk 45. The price of packet flour has increased by 98 percent. Packet flour which was sold at Tk 48 to Tk 54 a kg a week ago is now selling at Tk 48 to Tk 55.
The price of open flour increased by 2.61 percent during the week and is now selling at Tk 58 to Tk 60 per kg. A week ago, open flour was Tk 55 to Tk 60 per kg in the TCBT report.
The price of imported ginger has increased the most in the last one week. The price of imported ginger increased by 17.65 percent during the week and is now being sold at Tk 80 to Tk 120 per kg. A week ago this ginger was 70 to 100 taka per kg.
Besides, the price of imported turmeric increased by 7.50 percent from Tk 180 to Tk 250 per kg, cinnamon by 4.55 percent from Tk 420 to Tk 500, cloves by 2.33 percent from Tk 1,000 to Tk 1,200 and sugar by 1.25 percent from Tk 80 to Tk 82. Selling per kg.