The government has decided to keep the maximum retail prices (MRP) of edible oil the same as fixed in May last this year.
The commerce ministry announced this in a press release on Sunday.
The price of bottled soybean oil has been fixed at Tk 153 per litre while that of a five-litre jar of soybean oil has been set at Tk 728. Both the prices are the same as was fixed by the government in May last.
Besides, the price of loose soybean oil has been fixed at Tk 129, which is the same as was set by the government in May.
Only the MRP of super palm oil has increased this time, by Tk 4 to 116 per litre, the commerce ministry said in the release. In May the MRP of super palm oil was fixed at Tk 112.