“When the price of one goes down in the market, the price of another goes up”

“When the price of one goes down in the market, the price of another goes up”
“When the price of one goes down in the market, the price of another goes up”

Due to the increase in the price of goods, ordinary buyers are struggling to settle their accounts. Meanwhile, the prices of food products including fish, meat and vegetables are increasing in the market. However, a different picture was seen in the chicken market. The prices of broiler and golden chickens have decreased slightly compared to last week.

On Friday (May 26), various markets in the capital showed that the prices of broiler and golden chickens, which had been increasing for several consecutive weeks, decreased slightly. Broiler is being sold at Tk 190-200 per kg in the market today. The price of golden chicken is 300 to 310 taka per kg.


The sellers said that compared to last week, the price of broiler and golden chicken has decreased by Tk 10 to Tk 20 per kg. However, the brown and white eggs of farm chickens have increased by 5 to 10 rupees per dozen in the last one week. Brown eggs are being kept at Tk 140 to 145 per dozen and white eggs at Tk 130 to Tk 135 per dozen. However, the price of duck and domestic chicken eggs has remained stable.

Salim Mondal, who came to the weekly market, said, ‘It is scary to come to the market. The price is increasing. If the price of one decreases in the market, the price of the other increases. I am struggling to match the account of the market.’

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The price of fish has increased like eggs. It has been observed that the prices of all types of fish from farmed pangas-tilapia to indigenous species have increased. Earlier, pangas was sold at Tk 150 to Tk 160 per kg, which has now dropped to Tk 220 to Tk 230. On the other hand, tilapia fish has increased from Tk 220 to Tk 250 per kg, which used to be bought at Tk 180-200. Other farmed fish are also being sold at higher prices. Fresh cotton, katla, mrigel are being sold at Tk 340 to Tk 360 per kg, which was Tk 280 to Tk 320 earlier.

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Meanwhile, the price of beef and beef has increased like fish. Today beef is being sold at 800 rupees per kg. The price of beef is Tk 1250 per kg. Goat meat 1000 rupees.


The vegetable market is seen as unstable like fish and meat. Patal at Tk 50 to Tk 60 per kg, brinjal at Tk 60, gourd at Tk 70 to Tk 75, shrimp at Tk 80, barb at Tk 80 to Tk 90, kankarol at Tk 90 to Tk 100, papaya at Tk 80, bitter gourd at Tk 90 to Tk 100, tomato at Tk 70 to Tk 80. , radish is selling at 60 taka, cucumber 60 to 65 taka. Green chillies are being sold at Tk 160 per kg, gourd at Tk 70 to Tk 80 per piece, raw banana at Tk 40 per hali and sweet pumpkin at Tk 40 per kg.

Vegetable sellers said that all types of vegetables are being sold at higher prices in the wholesale market. Due to which the price of vegetables in the retail market is high.

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On the other hand, oil, sugar, flour, flour and many other products are stuck at high prices in the grocery market. Bottled soybean oil is being sold at Tk 200 and sugar at Tk 135 to 140 per kg, which is higher than the price set by the government. In the spice market, the volatility in the price of ginger did not end. To buy a kg of ginger now has to count more than 300 rupees. On the other hand, the price of imported Chinese garlic increased from Tk 20 to Tk 30 per kg and is now selling at Tk 140 to Tk 160.

The article is in Bengali

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