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Government fixes sugar prices

Officials say prices have been revised up due to a hike in the international market

Update : 09 Sep 2021, 03:03 PM

In the wake of price hike in world market, the government has fixed the price of sugar on Thursday after a discussion with mill owners.

The price of unpacked sugar has been set at Tk74 a kg while the packed ones will be sold for Tk75.

The essential commodity was selling between Tk 60 and 65 per kg since the beginning of the year, which started go up in August.

Also Read - Prices of essentials increase from last week

“Sugar prices shot up to Tk80 per kg. We have fixed the price at Tk 75 for the packed ones and Tk 74 for the unpacked ones,” Additional Secretary to the Commerce Ministry AHM Shafiquzzaman told the media after a meeting with dealers.

Representatives of sugar dealers City Group, Meghna Group, Deshbondhu Group were among those participated in the meeting at the Commerce Ministry.

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