Almost all home necessities now cost between Tk2 and Tk10 per kilogram due to an unexpected 50 per cent increase in fuel oil prices. The costs of nearly all forms of long-distance-transported daily necessities, including rice, fish, meat, vegetables, and eggs, have skyrocketed in Dhaka’s kitchen markets.
Low-income persons have been compelled to make fewer purchases in order to balance their consumption of daily necessities due to the economy’s incentives to inflate. On Tuesday, conversations about the unexpected price increases of everyday necessities erupted at a number of kitchen stores in the capital’s Mirpur district, according to bdnews24.com.
Traders claimed that only papayas were being sold at a reasonable price in the market on that day. The maximum price of the vegetable was Tk25 per kg. The government increased the prices of diesel and kerosene by 42.5 per cent to Tk114 per liter on Saturday. The transportation of all goods mostly depends on diesel in Bangladesh.
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