Business News of 2014-06-15

Commodity prices stable in Tamale - Survey

Prices of commodities remain stable this week though some commodities such as tomato continued to be in short supply in the Tamale Metropolis.
An olonka of tomato (Navrongo variety) or otherwise known as “Paint container”, which was sold at GH¢50 in the Tamale Metropolis last week is still being sold at the same price though the commodity is still in short supply.
A GNA survey on Friday in the two Aboabo and Tamale Central markets showed that all commodity prices remained unchanged.
Below is the full list of the prices of the commodities

 

Commodities                           Current Prices                         Last week Prices

Maize                                          GH ¢ 2.20                                 GH ¢3.50

Tomatoes                                  GH ¢50.00                                 GH ¢30/35.00

Millet sorghum                          GH ¢3.00                                GH¢2.00

cowpea                                          GH ¢5.50                                 GH ¢ 5.50

Yam                                             GH ¢6.00 (3-tubers)             GH¢6.00 (3-tuber)

Groundnut                                  GH¢8.00                                 GH ¢8.00

Wheat                                          GH¢9.50                                 GH ¢9.50

Soya beans                                GH ¢4.00                                 GH ¢3.50

Beans                                        GH¢6.50                                  GH¢6.00

Onion                                          GH ¢35.00                               GH¢35.00

Pepper                                        GH ¢7.00                                 GH¢6.00

Local Rice                                  GH ¢5.00                                  GH ¢5.00

Kontomere                                 GH¢ 1.00                                 GH¢ 1.00

Foreign Rice                              GH ¢ 10.00                                GH ¢ 10.00