Basic commodity prices rise in Nampula, Mozambique

Updated Apr 1, 2021
As an example, the liter of vegetable oil that was bought between 80 to 90 meticais, started to cost 100 meticais, while the kilogram of brown sugar rose from 67 to 72 to 79 meticais and a bar of soap rose from 30 to 35 to 50 meticals. "Maize flour and regular rice, maintain their prices of 43 and 50 meticais / kg, respectively, said the source. AIM carried out a round and found that the price of one liter of refined oil, produced locally, is sold at 146 meticais and the first rice at 70 meticais / kg. It was also possible to verify that agricultural products are back on the newsstands in formal and informal markets, which caused a slight drop in prices. In contrast, in the “Waresta” wholesale market, which supplies Nampula and the rest of the northern area, the number of customers tends to fall. The director of that market, Inácio Pilopilo, attributes the fact to the weak purchasing power of most citizens, many of whom were left without their usual incomes, as a result of ...
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