Selected Food Prices Watch (July 2018)
Selected food price watch data for July 2018 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size decreased year-on-year by -5.36% and month-on-month by -12.60% to N471.75 in July 2018 from N539.75 in June 2018 while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size(price of one) decreased year-on-year by -6.99% and month-on-month by -0.39% to N41.22 in July 2018 from N41.38 in June 2018.
The average price of 1kg of tomato decreased year-on-year by -14.68% and increased month-on-month by 5.86% to N336.29 in July 2018 from N317.67 in June 2018.
The average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) decreased year-on-year by -9.39% and month-on-month by -0.72% to N370.79 in July 2018 from N373.47 in June 2018.
Similarly, the average price of 1kg of yam tuber decreased year-on-year by -4.52% and month-on-month by 1.75% to N280.83 in July 2018 from N285.84 in June 2018.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics