Published in The Daily Star
on: June 04, 2007
This article summarises in two installments. The first part looks into the plausible reasons of price increase observed. The second part will address the future and immediate actions to face it so that the goals of political transition remain shared.
Discussion in the previous instalment of this article (published on Sunday) suggested that rice and other food prices would remain on the high side, at the least till next Aman harvest and till the winter vegetables start to enter the market in large scale. It is quite possible that the rice price will eventually settle at a high level.