AVERAGE PRICE OF 1KG OF YAM TUBER INCREASED BY 9.86% IN APRIL – NBS

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Selected food price watch data for April 2018 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size increased year-on-year by 6.45% and month-on-month by 4.70% to N552.09 in April 2018 from N527.32 in March 2018 while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size(price of one) decreased year-on-year by -8.59% and increased month-on-month by 2.52% to N42.25 in April 2018 from N41.21 in March 2018.
The NBS, in its “Selected Food Price watch data for April 2018” released on Wednesday in Abuja, noted that the average price of 1kg of tomato increased year-on-year by 1.32% and month-on-month by 8.38% to N289.49 in April 2018 from N267.09 in March 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said.
According to the report, the average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) decreased year-on-year by -4.92% and increased month-on-month by 1.66% to N369.35 in April 2018 from N363.33 in March 2018.
It further stated that the average price of 1kg of yam tuber increased year-on-year by 11.71% and month-on-month by 9.86% to N279.61 in April 2018 to N254.51 in March 2018.

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