Sugar prices have gone up in Bangladesh in the past one week owing to its spike in the global markets and higher US dollar costs and supply crunch at home.
The Directorate of National Consumers Right Protection sits with businesses and other stakeholders to discuss ways to curb spiral of essential commodities
Mohammad Sohel was dusting off the shelves in his shop at the Muktijoddha Supermarket in Mirpur 1 on Wednesday afternoon as no shopper was present. In fact, he did not record any sales on the day although some shoppers did turn out.
Those who artificially raised prices did the country a great disservice
Whenever the price of a commodity increases in the local market, the traders and wholesalers have the readymade excuse of a price hike in the international market. But a recent study by an intelligence agency found their justification to be unsubstantiated.
The next stage of Bangladesh-India relations should involve long-term, innovative projects.