Price of Daily Essentials : A Diagnostic Study of RecentT Trends
Price hike of essential commodities has been one of the major challenges facing the incumbent Caretaker Government (CTG) of Bangladesh. Figure 1.1 evince that the economy has been experiencing a creeping inflation over the recent past. Two most distinctive features of this inflationary trend had been the following : (i) increase in food prices had been more than that of non-food prices, and (ii) consumer price index was higher in the rural areas than in the urban counterparts. These trends had adverse implications particularly for the poorest segments of the society, given that there has not been any tangible increase in their real income
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