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Food prices continue to rise in July- NBS

THE National Bureau of Statistics has said prices of food items such as beef, tomatoes, beans, and yams witnessed increases in July.

It made the declaration in its Selected Food Prices Watch Report for July 2023 issued in Abuja on Friday.

The report stated that the average price of 1kg of boneless beef increased by 30.17 per cent from N2,118.84 recorded in July 2022 to N2,758.13 in July 2023.

“On a month-on-month basis, 1kg of boneless beef increased by 3.96 per cent per cent in July from the N2,653.02 recorded in June 2023.”

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