Average staple food prices in Tajikistan unveiled

Tajikistan Materials 1 December 2022 10:51 (UTC +04:00)
Average staple food prices in Tajikistan unveiled
Aygun Maherramova
Aygun Maherramova
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 1. The World Food Programme (WFP) has published a 'Market Situation Update' for Tajikistan for November 21-27, Trend reports with reference to the WFP.

During the reporting period, an average staple food prices in Tajikistan were (per 1 kg/liter):

wheat flour (1st grade) - 6.5 somoni ($0.63);

rice - 13.5 somoni ($1.3)

sugar - 11 somoni ($1.07)

milk - 5.8 somoni ($0.56)

chicken - 35.6 somoni ($3.4)

beef - 62.1 somoni ($6)

potatoes - 4.4 somoni ($0.43)

onions - 4.2 somoni ($0.41)

WFP Tajikistan, in partnership with the agricultural advisory organization Neksigol Mushovir has been monitoring commodity prices in markets across the country. Markets monitored include 5 major markets and 10 minor markets. The focus is on the main commodities that are consumed by the population of the country. Prices are assessed at the start of each week.

Notably, as of December 1, 2022, the official exchange rate set by the National Bank of Tajikistan is 10.21 TJS/1 USD.