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The stable prices of essential grocery items will come as a reprieve for most households in Dubai. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News

Dubai: Seafood lovers in Dubai are in for a feast. While prices of most varieties of fish have remained consistent over the past week, hamour, king fish and shrimps have seen a reduction in cost. It’s time to visit the nearest fish market in Dubai and stock up on your favourite variety.

However, the price of sea bream fish has increased, with 1kg now costing a minimum of Dh35.9 compared to Dh28.9 last week.

Dh35.9


Minimum price of 1kg sea bream fish in Dubai

Even as life is slowly returning to normalcy in Dubai after the movement restrictions necessitated by COVID-19 have been lifted, most families and individuals in the emirate are exercising caution and keeping their households budgets under check. As majority of families are confronted with a change in their financial circumstances, the consistency in prices of essential items will come as a big reprieve.

Prices of meat, fresh fruits, vegetables, pantry items, dairy products and other staples have remained constant for the past several days in Dubai.

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These trends came to light as we tracked the prices of essential household items in Dubai. We will bring you a price basket of commonly used goods in Dubai on a regular basis. It will list the minimum and maximum price for household groceries, including rice, bread, cooking oil, meat, poultry, fish, milk, eggs, water, salt, sugar, fruits and vegetables and hygiene essentials such as sanitisers and face masks.

You can use it as a budgeting tool to track your expenditure and avoid being overcharged in a grocery store or supermarket in Dubai.

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The price of extra virgin olive oil in Dubai has not seen major fluctuations. Image Credit: Stock photo
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The price of fresh milk in Dubai has remained unchanged in the past few days. Image Credit: Stock photo
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You can add some extra sugar in your coffee. Prices have been in check. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Basmatic rice has not seen any price changes for several weeks at a stretch. Image Credit: Stock photo
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If you love dates, there's good news in store. Date prices have remained constant for a while. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Make your favourite chicken biryani today. Chicken prices have not gone up for a few days now. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Fish prices in Dubai have been wavering since last week. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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If you love salmon, know that prices have stayed steady since last week. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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The prices of different varieties of beef in Dubai have not changed much. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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You can barbecue some meat this week as lamb prices have been kept in check in Dubai. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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The price of bakery products in Dubai has remained steady. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Prices of fruits have remained unchanged, so stock them up. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Vegetarians can get some good deals, with prices remaining under control. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Limes are in demand, going by how the prices have increased over the past few days. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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The price of sanitisers is now under check in Dubai. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Consumers in Abu Dhabi can check grocery prices against a Price Monitor. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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There are platforms for consumers to report price hikes in Sharjah. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Ajman and Fujairah have made provisions for consumers to report unfair price hikes. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Consumers in Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah can report unfair price hikes to authorities. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives