Selected Food Prices Watch
Selected food price watch data for August 2018 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size decreased year-on-year by -2.28% and increased month-on-month by 0.50% to N474.13 in August 2018 from N471.75 in July 2018 while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size(price of one) decreased year-on-year by -2.62% and increased month-on-month by 1.39% to N41.79 in August 2018 from N41.22 in July 2018.
The average price of 1kg of tomato decreased year-on-year by -21.94% and increased month-on-month by 0.11% to N336.65 in August 2018 from N336.29 in July2018.
The average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) decreased year-on-year by -2.43% and increased month-on-month by 1.14% to N375.02 in August 2018 from N370.79 in July 2018.
Similarly, the average price of 1kg of yam tuber decreased year-on-year by -14.68% and month-on-month by 4.32% to N292.97 in August 2018 from N280.83 in July 2018.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics