Business News Fri, 19 Aug 2016

Takoradi records least decline as tomato prices drop again

File photo


In the third week in August, the price of tomatoes recorded the highest drop of 16 percent.

A medium size tin of the commodity is now selling at 5 cedis 70 pesewas. According to Esoko Ghana, fresh tubers of cassava and yam however recorded one percent drop in price each.

A medium size tuber of yam is now selling at 6 cedis 57 pesewas while three to four tubers of cassava could be sold to you at 7 cedis 60 pesewas.

The prices released by Esoko further showed that across the various markets, Takoradi recorded the least drop [4 percent] in the price of a medium size tin of tomatoes.


It is now selling at 9 cedis 40 pesewas.

The same quantity however dropped as high as 37 percent in Kumasi and it is selling at 5 cedis 70 pesewas.

Meanwhile Techiman is offering the lowest price for a medium size tin of maize at 3 cedis 80 pesewas while Takoradi is selling the same quantity at the highest price at 12 cedis.

Source: citifmonline.com