Selected Food Prices Watch (December 2017)
Selected food price watch data for December 2017 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size increased year-on-year by 12.40% and month-on-month by 6.76% to N494.43 in December 2017 from N463.11 in November 2017 while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size(price of one) increased year-on-year by 4.88% and month-on-month by 1.24% to N41.32 in December 2017 from N40.82 in November 2017.
The average price of 1kg of tomato increased year-on-year by 3.51% and decreased month-on-month by 3.56% to N276.18 in December 2017 from N286.39 in November 2017.
The average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) decreased year-on-year by -9.58% and increased month-on-month by 2.88% to N371.21 in December 2017 from N360.83 in November 2017.
Similarly, the average price of 1kg of yam tuber decreased year-on-year by -3.67% and month-on-month by 0.31% to N211.61 in December 2017 from N212.27 in November 2017.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics