Price of essentials

Price of essentials

Prices of some commodities drop as supplies resume

The prices of some commodities dropped in Dhaka’s kitchen markets yesterday after stock was replenished overnight.

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The poor priced out of fresh veggies

The prices of almost all vegetables have crossed the Tk 100-mark, piling pressure on the poor and the low-income segment already battling with a cost of living crisis for the past two years.

1w ago

Fish, veggie prices soar amid supply shortage

The prices of fish and vegetables have surged in Bagerhat due to a supply shortage, leaving consumers in dire straits.

2w ago

Onion price jumps up to Tk 120 a kg

Ruma Akhter, an employee of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, could not believe her ears yesterday when a trader at the capital’s Karwan Bazar asked Tk 104 for a kilogram of onions.

2w ago

Rice prices up by Tk 2-3 a kg

Prices of almost all varieties of rice have gone up in the capital’s kitchen markets over the last one week.

3w ago

‘Why fix prices if you can’t enforce it’

Decry customers as govt fails to curb rising cost of essentials

1m ago

Customers feel the heat as spice prices spike

With consumers already feeling the pinch from soaring spice prices, the costs of many items have gone up further just before Eid-ul-Azha.

1m ago

Essential Commodities: Prices go up ahead of Eid

As Eid-ul-Azha approaches, consumers brace for a hike in the prices of essential commodities, a trend seen all too often ahead of Eids.

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Stop extortion to contain prices of essential items

Business leaders yesterday expressed anger over extortion in the supply chain of commodities, pinning the nuisance as a major barrier to containing the prices of essentials.

4m ago

Consumers brace for price shocks

Consumers are bracing for multiple price shocks ahead of Ramadan that usually marks a period of high household spending.

4m ago

Sometimes media is to blame for price hikes: Justice Enayetur Rahim

Justice M Enayetur Rahim, a senior judge at the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC), today instructed the media to make reports positively and carefully, saying that prices of products sometimes increase due to the role of media.

4m ago

Essential Commodities: Govt move fails to stop price hike ahead of Ramadan

The government’s promise of containing the prices of essentials ahead of Ramadan seems to be only on paper as the prices of key items instead rose over the last month.

5m ago

Govt backtracks on decision to hike sugar price

The industries ministry has backtracked on its decision to hike the price of sugar produced by state-run sugar mills.

5m ago

Extortion, clique jacking up prices of eggs, chicken

The Bangladesh Poultry Association has blamed extortion on roads and syndicates for the recent price hike of eggs and chicken.

5m ago

Food prices hiked even before Ramadan

Though there is currently no supply crunch in the country, a section of unscrupulous importers and traders have already hiked the prices of essentials, creating an artificial crisis to make extra profits ahead of Ramadan, said a home ministry report.

5m ago

Govt vows strict action against market manipulators

Commerce minister, in parliament, says task force formed to regulate prices during Ramadan

5m ago

Essential prices keep spiralling

Mohammad Shahid looked at the shopkeeper in Karwan Bazar in disbelief after hearing that a kg of onions was selling for Tk 120.

5m ago

Discussed with India about pre-Ramadan import of onion, sugar: FM

"We discussed the import of perishable items from India. We have discussed in detail so that we get 50,000 tonnes of onion and 1 lakh tonnes of sugar before Ramadan."

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