Merchant not selling beef at DSCC fixed price

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MNA Business Desk: Most of the beef shops in the capital city are selling beef at a higher price than the one fixed by the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC).

The rate goes over Tk 500 on holidays, while the traders predict the price would leap up to Tk 600 on the occasion of Eid.

Earlier, the prices of beef, buffalo meat and mutton (goat and sheep) have been fixed at Tk 475, Tk 440, Tk 725 and Tk 620 respectively per kilogramme for nearly the whole of Ramadan.

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), including Mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon, set the prices sitting with meat merchants in Nagar Bhaban.

Besides, DSCC Chief Executive Officer Khan Mohammad Bilal earlier said the meat merchants’ -association promised to follow the price chart in all of Dhaka. Last year, the prices were fixed at Tk 420, Tk 400, Tk 570 and Tk 470 respectively.