Price Hike

Price Hike

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, ...

Syndicates take advantage of data scarcity to increase prices: SANEM

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

Why potato prices are skyrocketing

Price hike

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

Govt fixes potato prices

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

A wholesaler sales onion in Dhaka

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

An Indian truck with onion enters Bangladesh through Hili land port, Dinajpur

'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

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen shaking hands with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar as Dhaka-Delhi bilateral talks begin at state guesthouse Jamuna in Dhaka on 20 Aug, 2019

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.

Vendor sell onions, potatoes, lemons and other daily essentials in Karwan Bazar, Dhaka. Prothom Alo

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

Commerce minister Tipu Munshi speaks at a press conference on the stock, supply and price situation of essential commodities, including onion, at the ministry conference room on 16 September 2020

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.

Govt importing onion from Turkey, Egypt

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

India bans onion exports
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