Prices of Food stuff remains stable in Agbor

The prices of some foodstuffs in some major towns in Delta State have remained stable in the past two weeks.

This was revealed by the result of a market survey conducted by the state Ministry of Economic Planning and made available to newsmen in Asaba.

The survey showed that a bag of caprice, which has been selling for N8,300 in Asaba and Warri, still sells for N8,300.

In Ughelli and Agbor, the same quantity of caprice that was sold for N8,200 two weeks ago, also remained at the same price.

The survey also showed that 1kg of frozen fish, which was sold for N600 in Sapele, Ughelli, Warri and Agbor two weeks ago, has remained at the same price.

In Asaba, the same quantity of frozen fish, which has been selling for N650 for the past two weeks, still sells for N650.

The price of garri is not left out, as 3kg of garri, which has been selling for N200 in Asaba and Sapele for the past two weeks, still, sells for N200.

In Ughelli, the same quantity of garri, which has been selling for N220 in the past two week, has not changed, while 3kg of garri still sells for N190 in Agbor.

The survey also showed that 1kg of beef, which has been selling for N800 in Ughelli, Warri and Agbor, for the past few weeks, still sells for N800.

In Asaba, the same quantity of beef which was sold for N850 last week, still sells for N850, while in Sapele, the same quantity of beef still sells at N750.

The stability of prices covers such commodities as beans, melon and okro, which sell for N30 for 18 grammes, N100 for a milk cup and N100 for 1kg respectively.

However, there was a slight reduction in the prices of some foodstuffs, as a medium size tuber of yam, which cost N350 in Warri last week, now cost N300.

The survey also showed a reduction in the price of ripe plantain, as 1kg of ripe plantain which was sold for N250 in Warri last week, now sells for N200.

Meanwhile, there was a slight increase in the price of onions, as 1kg of onions, which has been selling for N120 in Ughelli in the past few weeks, now sells for N150.

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