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Price of green chili skyrockets to Tk 280 a kg

Desk Report || risingbd.com

Published: 22:45, 10 August 2022  
Price of green chili skyrockets to Tk 280 a kg

The price of green chilies has been increased further at the Thakurgaon retail markets. It is being sold at Tk280 per kilogram. While the dry pepper is being sold at Tk480.

Traders on Wednesday (August 10) said that the prices of green chilies went up on the city markets due to a supply shortage.

Roky, a buyer said that the prices of green chilies increased by Tk 100 a kilogram over the week and sold for Tk 280 a kilogram in the city today.

Shohel, a wholesale trader said, the price of green pepper has gone up due to slow imports. The price was comparatively lower when green was imported from India.

Thakurgaon vegetable wholesale trader Mehedi Hasan Hiru said, the production of chili was damaged due to heatwave. We hope the price will become normal soon.

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