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12kg LPG cylinder price increased by Tk12

The LPG price had gone up to the highest Tk 1439 (12 kg) in the local market following the start of the Russia-Ukraine war in February this year. The LPG price was lowest at Tk 1225 for 12 kg in January this year and it witnessed continuous hike in price in February, March and April. Read More...

Edible oil prices to come down soon: Commerce Secretary

The prices of edible oil are likely to drop within a day or two due to fall in prices in global market, said secretary to the Commerce Ministry Tapan Kanti Ghosh on Sunday. “Good news will come in a day or two about the prices of edible oil. We are focusing on re-fixing the prices of edible oil and the Tariff Commission will sit with the oil refining companies to fix the new prices,” he said. Read More...

TCB's products to be sold on family cards from today

Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) is resuming sales activities across the country except Sylhet Division. This activity will start from today Wednesday (June 22). However, this time the products will be sold from the dealer's shop or from the designated permanent establishment only through family card and not by truck as before. Read More...

Apparels Weight Processing signed agreement with Bashundhara LPG

Little by little our environment is getting damaged. If we don't think about our environment, we could be at great risk in the future. Therefore, it is time to think about how to bring development in every sector without endangering the environment. With that in mind, Apparels Weight Processing Ltd. signed an agreement with Bashundhara LP Gas Limited, the country's largest and number one LP gas brand. Read More...

12kg LPG cylinder price drops by TK93

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has reduced the price of the 12-kg cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) sold by private operators by Tk93. The BERC cut the retail price of LPG from Tk1,335 to Tk1,242 per 12kg cylinder, according to a BERC press notification issued on Thursday. Read More...

Bangladesh planning to import 10 lakh tonnes of wheat from India.

Bangladesh has a plan to import up to 10 lakh tonnes of wheat from India under government to government contract and necessary steps already have been taken by the concerned food ministry. Read More...


Bangladesh planning to import 10 lakh tonnes of wheat from India

Bangladesh has a plan to import up to 10 lakh tonnes of wheat from India under government to government contract and necessary steps already have been taken by the concerned food ministry. Read More...

TCB suspends sale of soybean oil at Tk 110

The government's marketing agency, Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB), has suspended the sale of bottled soybean oil at Tk 110 per liter from Monday (May 16). The company has issued a special notification on Sunday (May 15) at 9:33 pm that the sale of oil at a fair price has been suspended. Read More...

TCB to sell soybean oil at Tk 110 per liter from Monday

Despite the rise in soybean oil prices in the country, the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) will sell oil at Tk 110 per liter in the open market from next Monday (May 16). Humayun, a spokesman for the company, said that although the date has been fixed, the quantity of products and their prices have not been fixed yet. It will be decided by meeting in two days. Read More...

TCB will continue selling soybean oil for Tk 110 per liter

The Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) will sell soybean oil at Tk 110 per liter even though the price of soybean oil has increased to Tk 198 per liter in the retail market. The company will further expand its activities to sell oil at lower prices. Read More...

LPG cylinder price drops by Tk104 per 12-kg

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has reduced the price of private operators' liquefied petroleum gas – or, LPG – by Tk104 to Tk1,335 per 12-kg cylinder at the retail level. Read More...

Cucumber and eggplant price doubled in three days

The prices of essential commodities have skyrocketed over the last two months. Due to various measures taken by the government, the prices of essential commodities have come down a bit before Ramadan but started rising again at the beginning of this holy month. Prices of consumer goods are rising. Notable among these are dates, cucumbers, malts, eggplants. The fasting people have started getting frustrated due to the increase in prices. The people of the country are struggling to buy products for Ramadan. The government has formed a task force to control commodity prices, increased market monitoring, mobile courts are working but prices are still not being controlled. Read More...

Give us information about extortion, we will take action: Commerce Minister

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said, "Take my number and let me know if the price goes up somewhere due to extortion. I will personally talk to the home minister. Action will be taken against extortionists." The Commerce Minister said this after inspecting the Kawran Bazaar in the capital on Sunday (April 3). Read More...

Bank transactions will continue for 5 hours from today

From Sunday (April 3), the first day of the holy month of Ramadan and the first working day of the week, bank transactions will continue for 5 hours. Transactions can be done from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. However, there will be a break for prayers from 1:15 pm to 1:30 pm. The bank will be open till 4 pm to complete the ancillary work. Read More...

Imports increased in Benapole, onions price falling

After being closed for almost a year and a half, onion import from India has started again through Benapole land port. One thousand 362 tons of onion has been imported in the last few days. Although onion is more or less imported through other ports of the country but import was stopped through Benapole port due to various complications including IP. Read More...

Further hike in gas price will come as a big blow to masses: speakers

Speakers at a webinar on Saturday said that if gas prices are raised again for the household consumers in the current situation, it will come as a big blow to the masses amid the price hike of essentials. “Really, the people are in a grim situation… the queues for TCB products are increasing day by day," said eminent energy expert Dr M Tamim while addressing the online seminar titled: “Would It Be Rational to Increase Gas Price Now?” Read More...