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Prices of most kitchen items remain on high side




  • Prices of most of the essential kitchen items remained on high side last week as compared to the preceding week, reveals a survey conducted byBusiness Recorder here on Saturday. Traders and wholesalers in different markets of Rawalpindi/Islamabad said that wheat flour prices soared by Rs 80 per bag, as 10 Kg bag was available at Rs 415 to 430, eggs prices increased by Rs 5 per dozen and were available at Rs 100 per dozen, chicken was being sold at Rs 180-200 per kg last week as compared to the preceding week. 

    While lodging complaint about shortage of wheat flour in markets of the twin cities, they said government failed in bridging demand and supply gap. They maintained that prices of perishable food items like vegetables remained on high end last week as compared to the preceding week, as tomatoes were available at Rs 100-110 per kg, onions at Rs 80-85 per kg, green chili at Rs 100 per kg, peas (mutter) were being sold at Rs 160 per kg last week as compared to the preceding week. 

    The survey noted that vegetables prices increased during last week as compared to the preceding week, as capsicum was available at Rs 240 per kg, potato was being sold at Rs 60-65 per kg, cabbage at Rs 100-120 per kg, cucumber at Rs 70-80 per kg during the last week as compared to the preceding week. No significant change was noted in fruits prices last week as compared to the preceding week as bananas was being sold at Rs 140-180 per dozen, apple was being sold at Rs 100-200 per kg last week as compared to preceding week. 

    The survey noted that meat prices remained stable last week as compared to the preceding week, as mutton was being sold at Rs 600-620 per kg and beef at Rs 280-300 per kg. Meanwhile, price of entire range of pulses remained stable last week as compared to the preceding week, as Mash washed was available at Rs 140-160 per kg, Moong at Rs 130-150 per kg, Masoor at Rs 120-130 per kg, while rice basmati broken was available at Rs 90 per kg during last week as compared to the preceding week. 

    Copyright Business Recorder, 2013

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