Akanda Muhammad Jahid

Staff Reporter -----[Additional skills in: digital media content+SEO content+social media management]

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

Farmers not showing interest to sell wheat to the state at lower price

The government is struggling to fulfil the target of wheat procurement from the domestic market this season as growers are not showing interest to sell the food grain to the state at a lower price.

April 13, 2022
April 13, 2022

Soybean oil solely off foreign seeds

Many of you, who know about the cultivation of soybean in Bangladesh, might think that the production of the oilseed contributes to meeting the country’s demand for edible oil to some extent.

April 7, 2022
April 7, 2022

Edible oil prices go up again

In spite of the government fixing edible oil prices recently, the prices of loose soybean oil and palm oil have gone up at both retail and wholesale markets due to a supply crisis.

March 18, 2022
March 18, 2022

Edible oil prices: Hike on despite the tax cuts

The prices of edible oil have gone up at the wholesale level yesterday despite the 30 percent tax exemption at the import and production stages.

February 21, 2022
February 21, 2022

Now eggs become costlier

Consumers in Bangladesh who are already struggling to make ends meet following the recent rise in prices of various daily essentials are now being compelled to spend more on eggs and broiler chicken meat, the low-cost sources of protein.

February 6, 2022
February 6, 2022

Farmers to get smart cards

The government is going to introduce smart cards for farmers with an aim to provide area-based and demand-based agricultural services.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Rice price high despite new crop, ample imports

Rice prices have remained high in Bangladesh despite ample supply of the grain as farmers harvest the second biggest Aman crop, giving low-income groups a hard time amid persisting economic uncertainty. 

December 11, 2021
December 11, 2021

Onion prices shoot up

The retail price of onion has gone up to Tk 80 per kg in city kitchen markets, putting the low and middle income people, already reeling from Covid-19 fallout, under more financial pressure.

November 29, 2021
November 29, 2021

Refiners seek yet another hike of edible oil price

Not even a month has gone by yet edible oil refiners are again proposing hiking prices for the fourth time this year, reasoning it to be a ripple effect of international rates.

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

Potato prices soar on depleting stocks

In line with the spiralling cost of other daily essentials, the retail price of potato rose sharply by 39 per cent.