Weekly update prices of Bayintnaung Commodity Market

Beans and Pulses
On 11 September, the price of black gram RC dropped to under K2.5 million per tonne. Meanwhile, pigeon peas (red gram) maintained the highest price of K4,150,000 for four days. On 12 September, the price of black gram was K2,470,000 per tonne for RC and K2,700,000 per tonne for SQ/RC. The price per tonne of pigeon peas (red gram) was K4,150,000. The price of Pakokku mung beans rose again to K2,915–K3,085 per viss, and that of the Kayan Shwewah variety was K3,500 per viss, while half of the chickpeas were priced at K5,900–K6,200 per viss.
Palm Oil
The wholesale reference price of palm oil from 11 to 17 September is K4,524 per viss, marking an increase of K364 compared to the previous week. The reference price rose above K4,500 per viss after four months of remaining below K4,500 per viss from 8 May to 10 September.
Rice
Four types of rice were sold at a lower price to consumers on 7 August, and depots have been selling palm oil at a reduced cost since 28 August. On 12 September, the price per bag of Shwebo Pawsan rice was K125,000, the Pawkywe rice variety was K96,000, the 90-day rice variety was K72,000, and rice grown under multiple cropping was K69,000.
Chilli Pepper
On 12 September, in the Yangon chilli pepper market, the prices of long chili peppers from delta regions and Panye long chili peppers were K9,000–K9,500 per viss and K9,500–K11,000 per viss, respectively, while bell peppers processed in cold storage were valued at K14,000–K16,000 per viss.
Potato
The Yangon potato market only published the price of Chinese potatoes on 12 September, and the wholesale price of Chinese potatoes was K2,200–K2,250 per viss.
Onion/Garlic
On 12 September in the Yangon market, a viss of Kyukok garlic and Shan garlic was valued at K7,800.
A total of 120,000 visses of onions, including Seikphyu and Monywa varieties, entered the Yangon market on the same day, with a price range of K2,500 to K3,000 per viss. — TWA/CT

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