As a result, open soybean oil will be sold at Tk 180 per liter and bottled soybean oil at Tk 198.
It will be effective from Friday (May 8).
Bangladesh Vegetable Oil Refiners and Vegetable Manufacturers Association adjusted prices on Thursday (May 5).
According to a notification, the price of five-liter bottled soybean oil has been fixed at Rs 975. Besides, the government has fixed the price of palm oil at Tk 182 per liter.
The information was given at a meeting of company representatives, tariff commissions and senior secretaries at the Commerce Ministry to exchange Eid greetings and update oil prices.
Earlier on March 20, the government reduced the retail price of bottled soybean oil by Tk 6 per liter to Tk 180. In addition, the price of a 5 liter bottle was reduced from Tk 35 to Tk 60. Besides, the price of open soybean oil was reduced by Tk 4 to