The prices of packaged and loose sugar, as well as palm oil, have been fixed by the government amid the unstable pricing issues that have long been affecting tyhe commoners.
Packet sugar will now cost Tk 89 per kg, loose sugar Tk 84, and palm oil Tk 133 per liter, a notification of the commerce ministry said on Thursday.
It comes in line with the recommendation of Bangladesh Trade and Tariff Commission (BTTC).
According to the recommendations of BTTC, a concern of the ministry, per liter of palm super (open) oil will be sold at Tk 128 in millgate, distributors will sell it at Tk 130, and at the retail or consumer level, it will be sold at Tk 133.
The prices leave palm oil Tk 12 cheaper per liter, with the price of sugar decreasing by Tk 6 per kg.