Selected Food Prices Watch (OCTOBER 2017)
Selected food price watch data for October 2017 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size increased year-on-year by 0.02% and decreased month-on-month by -3.01% to N472.85 in October 2017 from N487.51 in September 2017 while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size(price of one) increased year-on-year by 0.08% and decreased month-on-month by 7.99% to N42.06 in October 2017 from N45.72 in September 2017.
The average price of 1kg of tomato increased year-on-year by 4.37% and decreased month-on-month by 9.57% to N291.53 in October 2017 from N322.39 in September 2017.
The average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) decreased year-on-year by 5.12% and month-on-month by 7.31% to N368.90 in October 2017 from N398.01 in September 2017.
Similarly, the average price of 1kg of yam tuber increased year-on-year by 10.22% and decreased monthon-month by 13.38% to N223.63 in October 2017 from N259.51 in September 2017.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics