Prices of some commodities across major markets in Accra have recorded uncertainties as the cost of some foodstuffs experienced a reduction during the current week as against the previous weeks.
Other commodities saw a marginal increase prices.
The weekly market survey conducted by the Ghana News Agency in major market centres in Accra over the weekend revealed that while in some places, foodstuffs prices remained unchanged, pegged at the same levels as they were last week, others had increased.
At the Adabraka market; 100 tubers of yam was sold between GHC800.00 and Gh1,000.00, while a sack of maize cost GHC1,000.00, a bowl of beans sold at GHC19.00, and half cup GHC10.50.
A sack of cassava sold at GHC120.00 and a box of tomatoes sold at GHC450.00.
At the Dansoman market, 100 tubers of yam was sold between GHC500.00 and GHC1,000.00 depending on the sizes, a sack of cassava sold between GHC60.00 and GHC200.00, depending on the size; and a basket of tomatoes went for GHC150.00; and a sack of beans cost GHC150.00.
At the Madina market, the price of 100 tubers of yam was pegged between GHC1,000.00 and GHC1,200.00; a box of tomatoes sold at GHC450.00, while a sack of cassava was sold at GHC75.00.
A sack of maize was pegged between GHC230.00 and GHC250.00, depending on the variety.
At the Teshie market GNA observed that a sack of small size cassava went for GHC80.00, while a sack of cassava dough went for GHC200.00, with 100 tubers of yam going for either GHC800.00 or GHC1,000.00 depending on the size.
At the Nima market, a sack of cassava was sold between GHC70.00 and GHC100.00 while a big sack of cassava dough was sold at GHC450.00 and a small sack for GHC150.00 with a sack of corn dough selling at GHC250.00.
At the same market, the price of 100 tubers of yam sold between GHC500.00 and GHC1,000.00 depending on the sizes, while a box of tomatoes went for GHC350.00 and a sack of beans was between GHC700.00 and GHC750.00.
A sack of white maize is pegged at GHC240.00 and yellow maize sold at GHC270.00.
At the Tuesday market at Mamprobi, a sack of cassava cost GHC150.00, while a box of tomatoes cost GHC250.00 and a sack of maize went for GHC250.00; with a sack of beans going for GHC400.00
At the CMB market, a box of tomatoes was sold at GHC240.00; and a sack of beans sold at GHC400.00.
At the Railways market, a box of tomatoes was worth GHC450.00, while the price of 100 tubers of yam (big size) was pegged between GHC600.00 and GHC1,200.00 and the same quantity of small size was sold at GHC500.00.
A small size sack of cassava was sold between GHC200.00 and GHC300, while a sack of cassava dough was traded between GHC150.00 and GHC200.00, with a sack of beans alternating between GHC380.00 and GHC700.00, depending on the size of sack and the variety.
At the Tema Station market, GNA observed that a box of tomatoes cost GHC450.00; the price of 100 tubers of big ‘pona’ yam cost between GHC1,000.00 and GHC1,200.00, while a sack of cassava cost GHC143.00, with a sack of maize costing GHC280.00.