Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- Egg prices shot up to Tk 125-135 a dozen marking a 17-per cent hike in a week, raising consumer woes further amid the skyrocketing rates of other kitchen items.

Commodities like super palm, brinjal, local bean, ginger and garlic also have posted an upward trend in price the past seven days.

Brown farm egg retailed at Tk 42-45 per four pieces and Tk 125-135 a dozen. It was Tk 36-40 and Tk 110-115 respectively a week ago at different city groceries.

The state-run Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) has recorded a 17-per cent hike in egg prices on average in a week.

Jewel Rana, manager of Bismillah Store at West Dhanmondi, told the FE that prices have been increasing for the past five days.

Traders supplied brown e...