Rice prices falling in Khulna
After showing a downward trend in the wholesale market, prices of rice have also started falling in retail market of Khulna .
The prices of different kinds of rice have decreased by Tk 1 to Tk 8 per kilogram.
Local traders attributed Indian rice import and fixing of lower prices by the mill owners for decrease in rice prices in the local market.
Khulna district Food controller M Kamal Hossain said the government has taken initiatives to control the rice price while the mill owners have been given 5-point instruction to ease the artificial crisis.
While visiting different markets on Thursday, Observer Online correspondent found lower prices of different varieties of rice compared to the prices two days before.