Tajikistan

Market Report - April 2011

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Situation Report
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Highlights

  • Retail food prices are at their highest since WFP started to monitor food prices in 2002
  • None of the wholesale traders in the survey reported trading in local wheat flour
  • Wholesale and retail traders are highly dependent on Dushanbe’s markets for the supply of food commodities
  • High taxes, high competition and lack of capital are the main constraints for business according to traders
  • An average of 60% of the traders take credit to purchase the commodities they sell
  • Fuel prices are at their highest and are not envisoned to go down in the near future, impacting further food prices