Published:  12:57 AM, 13 October 2019

Fish price increases in Chattogram

Fish price increases in Chattogram

Due to the ban on fishing, prices of all kinds of fish have increased in Chattogram market. Supply of fish has decreased in Chattogram city's Riazuddin Bazar, Chawkbazar, Bahaddarhat and Karnafuli markets.

On Friday, Loittya fish is being sold at Riazuddin Bazar at a rate of Tk 110 per kg, small size shrimp Tk 500 per kg, medium size shrimp Tk 600 per kg, Rupchanda Tk 700 per kg, Tilapia Tk 160 per kg, Coral Tk 300 per kg, Katol Tk 300 per kg.Besides, the rate of cauliflower Tk 70 per kg, cabbage Tk 55 kg, radish Tk 45 kg, tomato Tk 120 kg, bean Tk 100 kg, eggplant Tk 70 kg, potato Tk 25 kg.

Broiler chicken prices remain unchanged in the market. Per kg broiler chicken is selling at Tk 130, Layer chicken at Tk 250, Shonali chicken at Tk 260 and Local chicken at Tk 450. Beef is being sold at Tk 700 and Mutton at a rate of Tk 750 per kg. Eggs are being sold for Tk 110-115 per dozen firms.

Fish vendors said the fishing was stopped for 22 days. So the demand for freshwater fish has increased. Supply of fish is less than demand. That is why the prices of all kinds of fish have gone up. Vegetable traders in Chawkbazar said that the prices of vegetables did not increase even in the adverse weather. However, there are problems in transporting vegetables from different areas. So the price may rise.

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