Prices of egg, flour, rice go up again in Ctg06 June 2022
Chattogram Bureau :
The prices of eggs, flour and rice have risen again this week in the upward market. Besides, prices of fish, chicken and vegetables are also high. Buyers are getting more and more confident with such high prices.
A visit to various markets in the city yesterday showed that the price of a 50kg bag of rice has gone up from around Tk200 to Tk300 in the retail market. The price of a dozen eggs has increased by another Tk10. A dozen eggs are being sold in the market for Tk130. Flour has increased by Tk2 per kg depending on the company.
Traders say wheat prices are higher now. Wheat is used to make chicken feed. Wheat prices were higher even in the busy season this year.
That is why the price of chicken food is higher and therefore the price of egg is higher. For the same reason, the price of flour is higher.
Meanwhile, it has been found that the price of coarse variety of gold rice in the wholesale market has increased from Tk100 to Tk150 per 50kg. Two days ago, the price of coarse rice was Tk2,000 to Tk2,100.
But yesterday it was being sold at Tk2,200 to Tk2,250.
In the retail market, the price of coarse rice has gone up by Tk4 to Tk5 per kg.
Two days ago, a 50kg sack of Chikon Jirashail rice was sold at Tk2,800 to Tk2,650. Yesterday that rice is being sold at Tk2600 to Tk2850.
The retail price of these thin varieties of rice has increased by about Tk5 to Tk6 per kg.