A WB report states that 71 percent Bangladeshi families are concerned with rising prices of food
The economy is facing certain challenges pertaining to inflation and it is of utmost importance to tame inflation at whatever costs necessary, especially food inflation
Government must rein in price manipulators, find alternative import sources
Inflation once again grazed double digits in October, advancing 30 basis points to 9.93 percent despite the government’s repeated assurances of measures to rein it in.
The soaring food prices, coupled with falling real income, pose a serious challenge for the poor in terms of accessing adequate and nutritious food.
Food inflation in Bangladesh stayed above 12 percent for the second consecutive month in September as prices showed no signs of cooling down, hitting the pockets of the consumers who spend most of their incomes to feed their families.