Poor policy and market management have caused price hikes

When prices go up in the international market, prices inevitably go up in the local market. But they don't come down when prices fall in the international market. Why is it so? Why is the government failing to manage the market as they should? What can it do to change the situation? Fahmida Khatun, Executive Director of Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), spoke to The Daily Star Opinion on these issues.