Prices of goods and foodstuff continue to see some upward adjustment even after the Easter celebration.
A market survey conducted by Ghana News Agency at the Takoradi Market square on Friday revealed that plantain which used to be six pieces for GH ₵1 now sells at three pieces for GH ₵1.
A piece of tuna which sold at GH ₵2.50p now goes for GH ₵4 with the bigger size selling from GH ₵ 7.00 to GH ₵10.00. A pound of beef or mutton sells at GH ₵7, frozen chicken for GH ₵25 and fresh broiler or cockerel from GH ₵15.00 and GH ₵30.00
The prices and quantities of vegetables had also recorded some changes. Currently two pieces of carrot goes for GH ₵1.00 while three medium sizes sell at GH ₵2.00 Cabbage sells from GH ₵1.50p and GH ₵3.00
French beans, green leafy onions, cucumbers and lettuce have all witnessed reduction in quantity and relative increase in price from GH50p to GH ₵1.00
A cup of local rice is traded at GH ₵1.30p, while an “olunka” of wheat sells at GH ₵12.00. “Olunka” of millet is GH ₵5.00, Beans is GH ₵15.00, maize is from GH ₵3.00 to GH ₵7.00 and Gari around GH ₵4.00 to GH ₵5.00
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