Potato prices cool down a bit

  • Wholesalers at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka sold potato at Tk 30 per kg, the government-fixed rate, on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Wholesalers at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka sold potato at Tk 30 per kg, the government-fixed rate, on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Retailers in Dhaka's Karwan Bazar sold potato at Tk 35 per kg on Oct 22, 2020. A customer has to buy minimum of five kg of the produce from this market. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Retailers in Dhaka's Karwan Bazar sold potato at Tk 35 per kg on Oct 22, 2020. A customer has to buy minimum of five kg of the produce from this market. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Retailers in Dhaka's Karwan Bazar sold potato at Tk 35 per kg on Oct 22, 2020. A customer has to buy minimum of five kg of the produce from this market. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Retailers in Dhaka's Karwan Bazar sold potato at Tk 35 per kg on Oct 22, 2020. A customer has to buy minimum of five kg of the produce from this market. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Potato supplies to Dhaka's Karwan Bazar increased on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Potato supplies to Dhaka's Karwan Bazar increased on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Potato supplies to Dhaka's Karwan Bazar increased on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Potato supplies to Dhaka's Karwan Bazar increased on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • TCB dealers are selling potato at Tk 25 per kg along with other goods on trucks at different points of Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    TCB dealers are selling potato at Tk 25 per kg along with other goods on trucks at different points of Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People wait in queues to buy potato and other commodities at fair prices from a TCB dealer amid rains outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People wait in queues to buy potato and other commodities at fair prices from a TCB dealer amid rains outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People wait in queues to buy potato and other commodities at fair prices from a TCB dealer amid rains outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People wait in queues to buy potato and other commodities at fair prices from a TCB dealer amid rains outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People waited for hours to buy potato and other commodities at fair prices from a TCB dealer as rains halted the sale outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People waited for hours to buy potato and other commodities at fair prices from a TCB dealer as rains halted the sale outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman buys potato from a TCB dealer after waiting for hours as rains halted the sale outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman buys potato from a TCB dealer after waiting for hours as rains halted the sale outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People wait in queues under a polythene sheet amid rains to buy potato and other essentials at fair prices at a TCB dealer outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People wait in queues under a polythene sheet amid rains to buy potato and other essentials at fair prices at a TCB dealer outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An employee weighs potatoes at a TCB outlet in Dhaka's Khamarbari on Oct 22, 2020. The government's trading arm began to sell potatoes at Tk 25 per kg on Oct 21 to rein in the spiralling prices of the kitchen staple. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An employee weighs potatoes at a TCB outlet in Dhaka's Khamarbari on Oct 22, 2020. The government's trading arm began to sell potatoes at Tk 25 per kg on Oct 21 to rein in the spiralling prices of the kitchen staple. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People wait in long queues to buy potatoes from a TCB outlet in Dhaka's Khamarbari on Oct 22, 2020. The government's trading arm began selling potatoes at Tk 25 a kg on Oct 21 to offset the spiralling prices of the kitchen staple. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People wait in long queues to buy potatoes from a TCB outlet in Dhaka's Khamarbari on Oct 22, 2020. The government's trading arm began selling potatoes at Tk 25 a kg on Oct 21 to offset the spiralling prices of the kitchen staple. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man sits on the street as he waited for hours to buy potato and other commodities at fair prices from a TCB dealer in Dhaka's Khamarbari on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man sits on the street as he waited for hours to buy potato and other commodities at fair prices from a TCB dealer in Dhaka's Khamarbari on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People wait in long queues to buy potatoes from a TCB outlet in Dhaka's Khamarbari on Oct 22, 2020. The government's trading arm began selling potatoes at Tk 25 a kg on Oct 21 to offset the spiralling prices of the kitchen staple. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People wait in long queues to buy potatoes from a TCB outlet in Dhaka's Khamarbari on Oct 22, 2020. The government's trading arm began selling potatoes at Tk 25 a kg on Oct 21 to offset the spiralling prices of the kitchen staple. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove