sugar price hike

Govt hikes retail sugar price by Tk 16 a kg

Loose sugar will be Tk 120 a kg, packaged sugar Tk 125

Sugar price hike an effect of global market

Sugar prices have reached a record high internationally, which has had a ripple effect on Bangladesh’s wholesale markets, including those in Dhaka and Chattogram.   

Sugar prices edge up in wholesale market

Sugar prices edged up in the wholesale market of Bangladesh within days after refiners declared that they would sell the sweetener at higher prices from the first day of February.    

Oil, sugar price hike yet another shock to the economy

The government must implement economic policies that deal with the ongoing crisis

State sugar agency has little to sell though prices rocket

With sugar prices making new records almost every day for a supply crunch at home and abroad, pushing up the cost of making sweetener-based foods, state-run Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation (BSFIC) can’t increase the supply to provide some relief to consumers. 

Inflation and immorality rising hand-in-hand?

Govt must do more to stop consumers’ purchasing power erosion

Food makers in a pickle for sudden sugar price hike

The sudden rise in the price of sugar, a key ingredient for popular items such as biscuits, juices, sweets and candies, has pushed up the cost of production, putting manufacturers in a tight spot. 

Seven reasons behind the sugar crisis

The Directorate of National Consumers Right Protection has identified seven reasons behind the price hike and shortage of sugar, including gas crisis, not mentioning price in sales invoices and complications in opening letters of credit.

Gas crisis blamed for high price of sugar

Sugar has become dearer with prices going up by Tk 15 a kg at retail markets as millers cut supplies blaming insufficient gas flow at refineries.

March 20, 2022
March 20, 2022

Local prices of rice, oil, beef, egg, onion now higher than global markets: CPD

The prices of rice, edible oil, beef, sugar, egg and onion have risen more in Bangladesh than that of the international markets, affecting the poor people who are already suffering from erosion of purchasing capacity for pandemic caused income losses, said the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) today.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

Profiteers feast on sugar

Taking advantage of increased demand for sugar during Ramadan, many of the traders are making extra profits from the sweetener -- a practice that prompted strong warnings from Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed.