Ramadan 2021

Dubai: Food prices increase during last week of Ramadan

Staff Report

Last updated on May 9, 2021 at 06.08 pm

Prices of food and beverages in Dubai recorded an increase by 0.26 per cent during the fourth week of Ramadan compared to the previous week.

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According to a report issued by the Dubai Statistics Center, the increase is due to the rise in the prices of fish and seafood by 1.53 per cent; vegetables by 1.23 per cent; sugar, jam, honey, chocolate and confectionery group by 0.71 per cent; oils and fats group by 0.25 per cent; fruits by 0.07 per cent; bread and cereals by 0.03 per cent, and meat by 0.03 per cent.

On the other hand, prices of tea, coffee and cocoa group decreased by 0.25 per cent; and milk, cheese and eggs by 0.11 per cent, while prices of mineral water, soft drinks and juices group remained stable compared to the last week.


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