Price hike

Price hike

Why low global prices don't reach Bangladeshi consumers

High commodity prices in the global market are often used as an excuse to justify price hikes in the domestic market, even if there is no direct correlation

Livestock dept's sales bring relief, but prices still too high for most

MA Khair Chowdhury passed the Segunbagicha kitchen market, disappointed. "It's quite impossible to buy daily essentials from the market due to the high prices."

Livestock ministry to sell milk, egg, meat in Dhaka’s 20 places

Beef at Tk 640 a kg, mutton Tk 940 a kg, dressed broiler Tk 340 a kg, milk Tk 80 a litre and egg Tk 10 a piece

Price Manipulation: 3 laws there, but not much enforcement

There are at least three laws and as many government bodies to protect the consumers from price manipulation, but it goes on unabated due to lax enforcement of the laws and a lack of coordination among the government organisations, say commodity experts.

Narayanganj City: Two tonnes of OMS rice ‘hoarded’ by councillor

A councillor of Narayanganj City Corporation has allegedly hoarded two tonnes of rice from the government’s OMS programme, depriving at least 400 poor people.

Low-Income People: Decent meal a luxury this Ramadan

Taking Tk 300 from her rickshaw-puller husband, Moni Begum went to Mirpur-11 kitchen market in the capital yesterday in the hope of buying some good food for her three children to eat on the first day of Ramadan.

Wholesale Market: 4 firms to sell chicken at Tk 190-195 a kg in Ramadan

Four major chicken producers yesterday announced that they will sell broiler chicken for Tk 190-195 a kg at the gates of their farms during Ramadan.

‘Don’t buy Ramadan commodities in bulk’

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi urges consumers

Provide essentials at low prices to 1cr needy families in Ramadan: PM tells commerce minister

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has given directives to provide daily essentials at low prices to 1 crore needy families during the upcoming Ramadan.

Law Watch / Price Hike and Consumer Rights Protection: Revisiting the Legal Regime

The right to food or the daily basic necessities is incorporated as one of the judicially unjustifiable Fundamental Principles of State Policies in our Constitution.

Price hike of essentials: Commerce minister under fire in JS

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi took heavy flak in the Jatiya Sangsad yesterday for his ministry’s failure to arrest the price hike of daily essentials, which has worsened the plight of limited-income people.

‘Cheaper’ meat, eggs to be sold at 15 points in Dhaka during Ramadan

The Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock has taken the initiative to facilitate people's protein intake at a 'cheaper rate' and maintain the supply chain during the month of Ramadan