Prices of local wax prints stable

TextileThe prices of most locally manufactured wax prints continue to be stable as there has not been any increment since April 2012, Ghana News Agency market survey on Friday revealed.

GNA observed during a visit to some markets in the Accra Metropolis that the price of GTP is still GH₵45.00 for a half piece of “Nustyle” whilst “Super Print” was selling at GH₵65.00 for half piece.

“Vlisco” cloth, which is Hollandaise, is selling at GH₵150.00 for half piece while “High Target,” sells at GH₵24.00 for half piece.

Ms Margret Dadzie, a shop owner at Rawlings Park, told the GNA that prices of the prints had remained stable even during the Easter festivities which normally create condition for price hikes.

“There have been speculations about possible increment in the prices of GTP since March…but looking at the economic condition now any increment will affect our sells,” Ms Dadzie saidd.

Ms Forzia Helwani, a shop attendant at Makola, said saless had been good as the price stability has injected confidence in trading.

At dressing accessories shop at Rawlings Park/Makola, GNA observed that one could get ear rings, beads, bangles, wrist watches, chains and others for as low as GH₵5.00 to as high as GH₵300.00 depending on the brand or the quality.

Ms Evelyn Naa Tioko, a sales attendant at Mannequin Boutique, said prices of wedding shoes ranged from GH₵50 to as high s GH₵150 while hand bags in other shops visited ranged from GH₵30.00 to as high as GH₵200.00 also depending on the size and the quality.

Wedding purses were selling at GH₵30.00 and above while a dozen of ladies panties were also sold for GH₵30.00 depending on the quality.

Source: GNA

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