Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The prices of local onion increased slightly on Wednesday in Dhaka due to unavailability of the essential in the market.

The prices of per kg local onion is at BDT 70-80 today while it was at BDT 70-75 in the previous working day, according to latest data provided by the state-run Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB).

The prices of other essential items however remained almost unchanged at different kitchen markets in Dhaka on Wednesday, the TCB data showed.