Before the holy month of Ramadan, the price of soybean oil was increased by Tk 10 per liter by the government-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB). The company will sell oil at Rs 100 per liter from Thursday. With this, the price of TCB’s soybean oil increased by Tk 20 per liter in two phases after January.
Not only soybean oil, TCB has also increased the price of sugar by Rs 5 per kg. From now on, the company will sell sugar and lentils at Rs 55 per kg. And onion will be sold at 20 rupees.
Lentils and dates have been newly added to TCB’s product list. The company will sell gram at Rs 55 per kg and dates at Rs 60 per kg.
TCB said in a statement on Wednesday that the price hike was announced. It is said that in the month of Ramadan, their sales activities will continue across the country with the aim of keeping the prices of daily necessities stable in the market. However, people with limited income buy products standing in the line of TCB. As the TCB increased the price, their cost suddenly increased a lot.
TCB spokesman said if you want to know why the price was increased. Humayun Kabir said in the first light, TCB has adjusted the price as the price of the product is higher in the market. Otherwise, there is a risk of dishonest work with TCB products.
TCB said their sales activities will start from Thursday. Buyers can buy a maximum of 4 kg of sugar, 3 kg of gram, 2 kg of lentils and 5 liters of oil at a time. Only onions can be bought in TCB’s online activities.
TCB’s products will be sold in 500 mobile trucks across the country. Of these, 100 will be in Dhaka and 20 in Chittagong City Corporation area. Besides, products will be sold through distributors in all districts and upazilas of the country.
According to the TCB, 600 to 1,200 kg of sugar, 600 to 750 kg of lentils, 1,200 to 1,500 liters of soybean oil, 300 to 1,000 kg of onions, 400 to 1,000 kg of gram and 100 kg of dates will be allotted to each truck during Ramadan. Being.