Egg price goes up in capital

November 29, 2014

The price of egg went up in the city’s retail markets over the week ending Friday due to its increased demand. Traders said the egg price increased a bit as the demand for the item increased compared to the supply over the week. The price of egg increased by Tk 2 a hali (four pieces) and the item was selling at Tk 30 a hali in the city on Friday. The prices of winter vegetables decreased by Tk 5-Tk 10 a kg over the week.
Cauliflower and cabbage weighting around 800 grams to 1 kg were retailing at Tk 15 a piece and Tk 10 a piece respectively on Friday.
Radish, bean and spinach were selling at Tk 20 a kg, Tk 40 a kg and Tk 30 a kg respectively on the day.
Aubergine was selling at Tk 30-Tk 40 a kg, tomato (imported) at Tk 70 a kg, tomato (local) Tk 100 a kg, cucumber at Tk 30 a kg, papaya at Tk 20 a kg, okra at Tk 60 a kg and bitter gourd at Tk 40 a kg on the day.
The price of green chilli remained unchanged and the item was selling at Tk 80 a kg over the week.
The traders said the prices of unpacked soya bean and palm remained unchanged. Unpacked soya bean oil was selling at Tk 88 a litre while palm oil was retailing at Tk 68 a litre and the super palm oil was selling at Tk 74 a litre on the day.
The price of bottled soya bean oil (five litres) remained unchanged and it was selling at Tk 540 to Tk 560 in the city’s kitchen markets.
The prices of fish remained unchanged.
Rohita was selling at Tk 250-Tk 350 a kg, katla at Tk 230-Tk 300 a kg, pangas at Tk 120-Tk 180 a kg and tilapia at Tk 110-Tk 150 a kg, depending on their size and quality.
Ginger price remained unchanged and the commodity was retailing at Tk 160-Tk 280 a kg.
Potato price remained stable and the item was selling at Tk 24-Tk 25 a kg over the week while the newly harvested item was being sold at Tk 60-Tk 40 a kg on Friday.
Sugar price remained unchanged and it was selling at Tk 45-Tk 47 a kg on Friday.
The price of beef remained high and the item was selling at Tk 300 a kg while mutton was selling at Tk 460-Tk 480 a kg over the week.
The price of broiler remained decreased by Tk 1- a kg and the item was selling at Tk 115-Tk 120 a kg on the day.
The price of red lentil imported from Turkey and Canada was selling at Tk 90 a kg on Friday.
The fine variety of red lentil was selling at Tk 120 a kg on Friday while its local variety was selling at Tk 115 a kg.
Garlic price remained high and the imported item was selling at Tk 90-Tk 100 a kg while the local item was selling at Tk 100 a kg on Friday.
The price of onion remained unchanged and the item was selling at Tk 40-Tk 45 a kg while the imported one was retailing at Tk 38-Tk 40 a kg on the day.
Coarse varieties of rice were retailing at Tk 35-Tk 37 a kg on Friday.
The fine variety of miniket rice was selling at Tk 48-Tk 50 a kg while the coarse varieties were retailing at Tk 44-Tk 46 a kg.
The fine varieties of BR-28 rice were selling at Tk 42-Tk 46 a kg and the coarse variety of parija was selling at Tk 38-Tk 41 a kg.
The fine variety of najirshail was selling at Tk 55-Tk 57 a kg and the coarse varieties were retailing at Tk 44-Tk 48 a kg.

-With New Age input

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