For the third week of February, imported rice recorded the highest drop of twenty percent.
A five kilogram bag of imported rice is now selling at 21 cedis 90 pesewas.
Groundnut and cowpea followed with 4 and a percentage drop in price respectively.
Meanwhile the prices of yam, maize and gari made gains of between 3 and 7 percent.
Also, the price of tomato which has been declining for the past three consecutive weeks, increased by one percent to close the week at 6 cedis 90 pesewas per medium size tin. Similar declines were recorded by fresh tubers of cassava and soya beans.
The commodity however gained 24 percent in Kumasi to close the week at GHS 6. cedis 20 pesewas. It also gained 2 percent in Takoradi to close the week at 11 cedis. The price however remained the same in the other markets.
The price of a medium size tin of maize lost 3 percent in Kumasi to close the week at 5 cedis but increased by 18 percent in Takoradi to close the week at 10 cedis and also gained by 17 percent in Bawku to close the week at 3 cedis 50pesewas.