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WFP shares updates on average essential food prices in Tajikistan

Tajikistan Materials 9 January 2023 16:47 (UTC +04:00)
WFP shares updates on average essential food prices in Tajikistan
Aygun Maherramova
Aygun Maherramova
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 9. The World Food Programme (WFP) has published a 'Market Situation Update' for Tajikistan for January 3-8, 2023, Trend reports with reference to the WFP.

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

wheat flour (1st grade) - 5.9 somoni ($0.57)

rice - 13.7 somoni ($1.3)

vegetable oil - 20.7 somoni ($2.02)

sugar - 10.5 somoni ($1.02)

milk - 6.1 somoni ($0.59)

chicken - 35.8 somoni ($3.5)

beef - 61.8 somoni ($6.04)

potatoes - 4.6 somoni ($0.45).

WFP Tajikistan, in partnership with the agricultural advisory organization Neksigol Mushovir has been monitoring commodity prices in markets across the country.

The monitoring includes 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 January 9, 2023, the official exchange rate set by the National Bank of Tajikistan is 10.21 TJS/1 USD.

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