To curb the recent price hike of sugar the government has fixed the prices of sugar and cooking oil.
The retail price of sugar will be Tk. 65 per Kg. and soybean oil will be Tk.109 per litre. The price of palm oil will be Tk.99. The prices will be effective from today.
Bangladesh Tariff Commission (BTC) fixed the prices in a meeting with the millers.
The market will be monitored by the millers and the government.
The millers will sell each litre of palm and soybean oil at Tk 93-96 and Tk 103-105 respectively at factory gates,
Prices of bottled cooking oil will be Tk 15 higher than the loose product per litre.
Earlier sugar price rose to a record high of Tk.75 per Kg.