Price of broiler up by Tk 10 per kg

Anisul Islam Noor :
The price of broiler chickens has been increased by Tk8 to 10 per kg due to short supply.
The traders said that outbreak of different kinds of diseases contributed to the fall in supply.
The boiler was selling at Tk 160 to 170 and the local fowl at Tk 400 to 550 per kg, showing upward trend. But beef and red meat price remained unchanged selling at Tk 290 to Tk 300 per kg and at Tk 400-450 respectively.
The price of potato has fallen further in the city markets to the dismay of the producers. The potato was selling at Tk10 per kg in Dhaka compared with one in rural areas.
As for rice price, Minicate was selling at Tk 50 to 56, nazirshail at Tk 55 to 62, the Lata at Tk 40-44, BR-28 at Tk 45 to 47 per kg, coarse variety at Tk 40-42 and aromatic rice at Tk95 to 120 per kg, Swarna at Tk 35-37 per kg, traders said.
Onion and ginger price remained unchanged. The local onion was selling at Tk30 to 32 and imported one at Tk26 to 30. The Chinese garlic was selling at Tk 80 and the local product at Tk 70. Ginger (local) was selling at Tk 120 and the imported one at Tk 140 only.
Of vegetables, the newly harvest potato was selling in retail markets at Tk 10 per kg,
green chilli at Tk50 to 60, bean at Tk 25 to 30, brinjal at Tk 30 to 35, snake gourd at Tk 50, bitter gourd at Tk 60 to 70, green bean at Tk 40, cucumber at Tk 25, tomato Tk20, green tomato at Tk18, carrot at Tk20 to 25, radish at Tk 15, cauliflower at Tk 25 to 30 per piece, cabbage at Tk 25 per piece, teasel gourd at Tk 60, zucchini at Tk 25 based on size, coriander leaves at Tk 100 per kg. A medium size of ash gourd pumpkin and gourd were selling at Tk 30 respectively.
Regarding fish; barbal and scorpion were selling at Tk 700 to Tk 800 per kilo each, ruhit at Tk 250 to 400, carp at Tk 300 to Tk 450, shrimp and lobster at Tk 400 to Tk 600, pangas at Tk 150-170, tilapia at Tk 150 to Tk 180, mola for Tk 220, climbing fish at Tk 250 to 600, lata at Tk 200 to Tk 240, tatkini at Tk 200 to Tk 220, sheat fish at Tk 300 to Tk 500, small fry fish for Tk 250 and butter fish at Tk 660 to Tk 700.
The price of different varieties of red lentil also rose by Tk four per kg and it was selling between Tk 80 and Tk 135. The price of bottled soybean oil (five litres) remained unchanged and it was selling at Tk 570-Tk 585 in the city’s kitchen markets. The unpacked soybean oil was retailing at Tk 114-118 per kg.