Onion

Crowds in front of TCB trucks increase as incomes fall

Why are they are denying the simple fact that if income drops people can’t spend as before even though the market price remains stable?

Crowds in front of TCB trucks increase as incomes fall

Price hike of essentials

Market monitoring needs to be strengthened

Traders and stockists claimed onion import has remained suspended from India for several months. The closure of trade with India has been extended to 14 June

Market monitoring needs to be strengthened

Price hike pitches low income people into crisis

To keep the market stable, the government needs to ensure stockpiling and supply of daily commodities, especially food products

Price hike pitches low income people into crisis

Commodities

Global prices impact local market

There is further worrying news in the global market at a time when the price of edible oil in the local market has hit a decade-high. The price of various daily essentials including rice, sugar, ...

Global prices impact local market

No one thinks about the interest of farmers: M Asaduzzaman

But the production may not always keep pace with the demand. Apart from this, there are interventions in the market by various quarters . As a result, the supply decreases and the prices go up.

No one thinks about the interest of farmers: M Asaduzzaman

Follow recommendations of experts on rice, potato, onion prices

Experts have put forward several recommendations to keep the price of rice, potato and onions in control

Follow recommendations of experts on rice, potato, onion prices

India lifts ban on onion exports as Bangladesh farmers begin harvesting

The Indian government has taken the decision at a time when the farmers of Bangladesh have been harvesting the crop

Onion

TCB selling onion at Tk 23

The people are heaving a sigh of relief as the price of onion has fallen with the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) offering the item at Tk 23 per kg through e-commerce companies.

TCB selling onion at Tk 23

Break syndicate to bring down prices of essentials

When the price of any item suddenly shoots up, raids are launched on godowns and even retailers are fined and jailed. But the big bosses are never caught.

A salesman with onions at Kawran Bazar wholesale market in Dhaka on 2 October 2019.

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
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