The prices of onion and garlic increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday.
Traders said that the prices of onion increased in the city markets as recent rainfall damaged farmland in different areas in the country.The prices of onions increased by Tk 10-15 a kg over the week.
The imported onions were retailing at Tk 40-50 a kg while its local variety was selling at Tk 55-70 a kg in the city markets on Friday.
In the same time, the prices of garlic increased by Tk 15-25 a kg over the week.
Garlic imported from India was retailing at Tk 200-210 a kg while its local variety was selling at Tk 200 a kg.