Food prices shoot up - Unfavourable rainfall, foreign traders to blame

BY: Graphic Reporters
Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto — Minister of Food and Agriculture
Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto — Minister of Food and Agriculture

Prices of some major food items have seen significant increases across the country.

Traders, consumers unhappy

Surveys conducted by the Daily Graphic at markets across the country confirmed the rising prices.

Meanwhile, traders and consumers are concerned about the steep rise in food prices.

Daily Graphic independent checks have also revealed that on Mondays and Thursdays, traders from neighbouring countries visit markets in Accra for bulk purchases of food items and export same to their respective countries.

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