Selected Food Prices Watch (March 2018)
Selected food price watch data for March 2018 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size increased year-on-year by 3.87% and month-on-month by 1.59% to N527.32 in March 2018 from N519.07 in February 2018 while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size(price of one) decreased year-on-year by -6.19% and month-on-month by -0.15% to N41.21 in March 2018 from N41.27 in February 2018.
The average price of 1kg of tomato decreased year-on-year by -0.58 and decreased marginally month-onmonth by -0.002% to N267.09 in March 2018 from N267.10 in February.
The average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) decreased year-on-year by -13.22% and month-on-month by -0.51% to N363.33 in March 2018 from N365.21 in February 2018.
Similarly, the average price of 1kg of yam tuber decreased year-on-year by -0.53% and increased month-onmonth by 10.25% to N254.51 in March 2018 to N230.85 in February 2018.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics