Chilli price high at Baufal
BAUFAL, POTUAKHALI, Aug 5: Supply shortage has caused abnormal price hike of green chilli at Baufal Upazila in recent times.
Green chilli is now being sold at Tk 300 per kilogram.
Local traders informed that the supply-side crisis has triggered up the selling rate of chilli.
According to market sources, on Sunday, per kg chilli was selling at Tk 300 at Kalaiyahat in the upazila.
There is shortage of chilli in different markets including those in poura-area, Kalishuri, Nurinepur, Boga, Hazirhat, and Nagarerhat.
Chilli was found in few shops only. They are selling the commodity at an exorbitant rate.
A trader Abdur Rashid said, the chilli suffered a setback in the production for the rainy season and due to flood in the northern region; so, the supply has declined.