Syndicates take advantage of data scarcity to increase prices: SANEM
The executive director of the South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM) Selim Raihan on Saturday urged the government agencies to monitor the essentials market throughout the year, ...
24 October 2020, 21:16
Why potato prices are skyrocketing
The price of potato skyrocketed this year too. According to the government agency TCB, the market price of potato has gone up to Tk 40-50 per kg
16 October 2020, 14:02
Govt fixes potato prices
The government has fixed the price of potatoes at the three stages of its sales. Department of Agricultural Marketing took the decision on Wednesday
14 October 2020, 18:50
No shortage of onion in country: Commerce ministry
The government on Tuesday said the prices of onion will fall further once the imported bulb fully hits the market and assured consumers that there is an “adequate stock” of the local variety
6 October 2020, 21:42
Imports fail to cool down onion prices
Onion prices continue to remain high in Dhaka kitchen markets, despite imports coming into the country from neighbouring India
25 September 2020, 09:55
'Indian foreign ministry ‘repentant’ for not informing us about onion export ban earlier'
I heard that the Indian Ministry of External Affairs is very repentant. Because they didn’t know about the sudden ban, Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said
17 September 2020, 17:07
Increased onion production brings hope to farmers
India stopped onion export last Monday to meet the demand of its own market. Following the ban, onion prices in Bangladesh almost doubled the following day.
17 September 2020, 14:16
Commerce minister urges people not to panic about onion
Commerce minister Tipu Munshi informed that the monthly demand of onion is around 200,000 tonnes and the current stock of onion in the country is around 600,000 tonnes
16 September 2020, 19:57
Govt importing onion from Turkey, Egypt
The government has decided to import onion from multiple sources to ensure enough supply of the popular cooking ingredient in the local markets, reports UNB.
16 September 2020, 16:59
Decision to ban onion export political: Indian politicians
All India Kisan Sabha general secretary Ajit Navale alleged the government has decided to ban export of onions to control the price of the root vegetables ahead of Bidhan Sabha elections
16 September 2020, 14:46