Weekly market update of dry groceries at Bayintnaung Wholesale Centre

p6 no photo bayintnaung

For the week from 28 February to 6 March 2024, the prices of black grams and pigeon peas rebounded in the Bayintnaung wholesale market. The price of chickpeas dipped. The onion price is on a downward trend. The palm oil reference price is set a bit higher this week compared with that of last week.
The Bayintnaung Wholesale market saw the supply of 150,000 visses of onions on 5 March. The wholesale prices moved in the range of K1,800 and K3,700 per viss depending on the quality, size and producing areas (Seikphyu and Monywa) that day.
The Pakokku market witnessed an inflow of 24,000 visses of new monsoon onions on 6 March. The highest price was K2,350 per viss there.
The prices of Kyukok garlic hit K9,500-K9,600 per viss, whereas the garlic from Aungban, Shan State, fetched K8,000-K10,000 per viss depending on varieties and qualities. New Shan garlic entered the market at K7,500-K8,500 per viss.
Shan potatoes were priced at K1,400-K2,200 per viss on 6 March. Meanwhile, the inflow of Chinese potatoes is pretty low. Potatoes supplied from the Sinphyukyun area are of inferior quality. Subsequently, they fail to draw consumers’ attention. Potatoes from the Pakokku area are of better quality than the Sinphyukyun potato.
Chilli pepper
The wholesale prices of chilli peppers were registered at K68,000-K92,000 per viss for long chilli pepper and Moehtaung variety on 5 March. The cost of bell peppers from Sinphyukyun was K10,000-K13,500 per viss.
The prices hit K86,000- K90,000 per sack of non-premium monsoon rice and K100,000-K105,000 per sack of Pawkywe variety on 6 March. Meanwhile, the new Pawsan rice of premium quality was worth K140,000-K165,000 per sack, depending on the producing areas (Pyapon, Myaungmya, Shwebo).
Palm oil
For the week from 4 to 10 March 2024, the wholesale reference price of Yangon Region is set higher at K5,215 per viss compared with that of the previous week.
The prices of various pulses stood at K3,005,000 per tonne of black grams (Fair Average Quality/RC), K3,215,000 per tonne of black grams (Special Quality/RC), K3,947,000 per tonne of pigeon peas (red grams) RC, K4,250 per viss of green grams (Shwewah) and K5,900-K6,200 per viss of chick pea in Yangon’s wholesale markets on 6 March 2024. — TWA/KK

Share this post
Hot News
Hot News