Staff Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2020-11-20 19:30:22 BdST
Prices of Miniket rice at wholesale and retail markets in Mirpur, Pirerbagh and Karwan Bazar rose by Tk 1 or 2 per kg in a week.
He could not say why the prices have gone up. “I’ve heard that the price of paddy is high now,” he said.
Packaged soybean oil prices have increased by at least Tk 5 a litre in 10 days. Trader Mozaffar Hossain at Karwan Bazar said prices of a bottle of 5 litre soybean oil have gone up to Tk 520 from Tk 480 or Tk 490.
The price of soybean oil sold from open jars has increased by Tk 2 a litre to Tk 98.
Prices of garlic, ginger and imported onion have dropped at Karwan Bazar wholesale market, but the decline has not impacted the prices in retail markets in other parts of the city.
The traders at Karwan Bazar were selling white radish at Tk 30 per kg, pointed gourd Tk 40, bean Tk 50, cauliflower and cabbage Tk 30 apiece, and cucumber Tk 60 a kg.