The egg market has decreased due to import from India. In the last one week, the price of eggs has decreased by Rs 2 per piece in wholesale and by Rs 1 in retail. On the other hand, the price of potato has decreased both at the wholesale and retail levels due to the import. At present, wholesale Indian potato is selling at Tk 32 per kg and desi potato at Tk 34 per kg. In the last few days, the price of potato has decreased by Tk 15 per kg both at the wholesale and retail levels.
Meanwhile, on Monday, Pahartali egg wholesale market was investigated, Currently, each egg is being sold at 9 taka 70 paisa. A week ago, the price was around 12 rupees. Wholesale egg traders say, Imported eggs from India have started arriving. Apart from this, due to the arrival of new winter vegetables in the market, the pressure on the eggs is reduced. As a result, the amount of egg production, No sale accordingly. As a result, prices are falling. On the other hand, although the wholesale price has decreased, eggs are still being sold at Tk 145 per dozen in the retail market. In the last two days, the price per dozen has decreased by only Rs.
Imam Uddin, the retailer of Kazi Deuri Bazar, said yesterday on Monday, We bring eggs every two days and sell them. The eggs that are being sold now are bought at Tk 140 per dozen including transportation cost. So we are selling at a profit of Rs. A consumer named Ilyach Uddin said, When the price of a product increases in wholesale, Then the traders immediately increased the price of that product. But now the dozen of eggs in wholesale has decreased a lot. But retailers are playing various tricks without reducing prices.
General Secretary of Chittagong Egg Traders Association Abdul Sukkur told Daily Azadi, The demand for eggs has suddenly decreased. Even if you want to, eggs cannot be stored for a long time. The amount of production now, Compared to that, there is no demand. So the price is on the downside. We sold each egg at wholesale for about 12 rupees last week. Now it has come down to 10 rupees.
On the other hand, Abul Kashem, President of Chaktai Artdar and Traders Association, told Daily Azadi about the potato market., Wholesale prices of potatoes have fallen due to import of potatoes from India. The wholesale price of potato per kg has come down to Tk 15. Cab, Chittagong divisional president SM Najer Hossain said, Syndicate is running with every product in the market. Traders are playing with different products at different times. Its latest additions are eggs and potatoes. Traders are eggs–Potatoes created such a crisis that the government finally had to allow importation. I will make a request to the administration, Regular market monitoring should be done by looking at the purchase and sale receipts of traders.