Price of yams goes up by 10 percent

Price of yams goes up by 10 percent

The Esoko Market Survey  reveals that Yam prices have risen by 10 per cent to GH¢7.10 per “3-4 tubers seeing prices of pona, another type of yam rise by eight per cent to GH¢ 6.10 per a “medium size tuber.”

Prices of tomato, which made the highest gain in price last two week, recorded the third highest gain last week. It is now selling at GH¢7.60 per “medium size tomato tin.”

Price of yams goes up by 10 percent

Cross section of yam sellers a the Agbogbloshie market

Cowpea also gained by three per cent to close the week at GH¢8.60 per olonka .Cassava (Gari) gained by a per centage point to close the week at GH¢ 5 per “olonka.”

Meanwhile the prices of soyabean, groundnut, millet and maize dropped between one and three per cent for the third week in April.

The survey found that an olonka of soyabean, groundnut, millet and maize now sells at GH¢6.40; GH¢13.70 and GH¢5.40 respectively.

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