Price of vegetables, onion drops

Staff Reporter :
The price of onion has fallen further, selling at Tk 30 a kg in the city’s kitchen markets on Friday. Last week, the price was Tk35.
It was sold at Tk130 to Tk 150 per kg in October and November last year. Garlic and ginger were selling at Tk 80 to 90 and Tk100 to 120 respectively.
Vegetable price marked decrease by Tk 5 to 10 per kg on Friday. Green chilli was selling at Tk40 to 50, bean at Tk 25 to 30, brinjal at Tk 25 to 30, snake gourd at Tk 50 to 60, bitter gourd at Tk 30, green bean at Tk 40, cucumber at Tk 25, tomato at Tk20, carrot at Tk20 to 25, radish at Tk 15, papaya at Tk15, cauliflower at Tk 20 to 25 per piece, cabbage at Tk 20 to 25 per piece, teasel gourd at Tk 40, zucchini at Tk 25 based on size and coriander leaves at Tk 100 per kg. A medium size of ash gourd, pumpkin and gourd were selling at Tk 25 respectively.
Supply of spinach was adequate. A bundle of celery weighing half a kg was available at tk10.
Minicate was selling at Tk 50 to 54 per kg, nazirshail at Tk 56 to 62, the Lata variety at Tk 40-44 and coarse variety at Tk 40-42, BR-28 at
Tk 45 to 47 and aromatic rice at Tk95 to 120 per kg.
As for 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. Besides, hilsha fish was selling at Tk350 to 500 per kg, Tengra (medium size) at Tk400, (large) at Tk500.
The broiler chicken was selling at Tk 140 to 150, and the local fowl at Tk 320 to 400 per kg, showing upward trend. But beef and red meat price remained unchanged at Tk 290 to Tk 300 per kg and at Tk 400-450 respectively.
The price of different pulse is stable 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. Two litters of Rupchanda soyabeen were selling at Tk244.

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