A trader sells rice at a shop at Sarulia Bazar in the capital on Friday. — Focusbangla photo

The prices of rice and edible oil went up in the kitchen markets in the capital city over the week ending on Friday.

Traders said that rice mill owners raised the prices of all varieties of rice after Eid-ul-Azha while wholesalers increased the price of edible oil over the week.

The prices of rice increased by Tk 2-4 a kilogram in the city markets over the week with the coarse variety selling for Tk 50 a kg on Friday.

The medium quality variety was selling for Tk 55-60 a kg in the city markets on the day.

The standard variety of Miniket rice sold for Tk 63-65 a kg and the fine variety sold for Tk 66-68 a kg.

Najirshail rice sold for Tk 68-70 a kg in the city.

The prices of edible oil increased by Tk 2 a litre in the city markets over the week.

A one-litre bottle of soya bean oil sold for Tk 150 while five litres of packaged soya bean oil sold for Tk 680-720 on the day.

Unpackaged soya bean oil sold for Tk 125-127 a litre and super palm oil sold for Tk 117-118 a litre on Friday.

The price of eggs remained high over the week and the item was selling for Tk 34-36 a hali (four pieces) on Friday.

The prices of sugar also remained high over the week. Refined sugar retailed at Tk 68-72 a kg while packaged sugar retailed at Tk 78-80 a kg.

The prices of red lentil remained unchanged over the week.

The coarse variety sold for Tk 75-80 a kg and the medium quality variety sold for Tk 90-95 a kg on the market on Friday.

The fine variety of red lentil sold for Tk 115-120 a kg on the day.

The prices of vegetables fell in the city markets over the week ending on Friday.

Aubergine sold for Tk 50-60 a kg, papaya for Tk 40 a kg, bitter gourd for Tk 50-60 a kg, bottle gourd for Tk 40-50 apiece, okra for Tk 40-45 a kg, pointed gourd for Tk 40-50 a kg, cucumber for Tk 60-70 a kg and tomato for Tk 120-150 a kg on Friday.

The price of green chili came down to Tk 80-90 a kg on the day.

The prices of onion remained unchanged. The local variety sold for Tk 50-55 a kg and the imported variety sold for Tk 45-50 a kg in the capital on the day.

The imported variety of garlic retailed at Tk 130-140 a kg while the local variety sold for Tk 80-100 a kg.

The prices of ginger remained unchanged. The imported variety sold for Tk 160-180 a kg and the local variety retailed at Tk 130160 a kg on Friday.

The prices of fish remained unchanged in the city markets over the week.

Rohita sold for Tk 250-280 a kg and Katla for Tk 230-260 a kg, depending on size and quality.

Pangas sold for Tk 130-180 a kg and Tilapia for Tk 120-160 a kg.

The price of broiler chicken dropped by Tk 10 a kg in the city markets and the item was selling for Tk 125-130 a kg on Friday.

The Sonali variety of chicken was selling for Tk 200-210 a kg and the local variety was selling for Tk 500 a kg on the day.

Fine-quality packaged salt retailed at Tk 35 a kg and the refined variety at Tk 25 a kg on the day.

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