Flour prices on the rise despite large wheat import

Flour prices on the rise despite large wheat import

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Islamabad: According to reports, despite the government spending billions of dollars to import more than 1.5 million tons of wheat, the price of flour in the country is still rising. In just one week, the price of a 20 kg flour bag in Peshawar became more expensive by 130 rupees, in Sukkur at 80 rupees, and in Quetta at 15 rupees, while Karachi residents were forced to buy the country. The most expensive flour.

Although the price of flour did come down initially, they are now back on the rise. A 20 kg bag of flour costs Rs 1,330 in Peshawar, Rs 1,200 in Sukkur and Rs 1,265 in Quetta, registering a rise of Rs 130, Rs 80 and Rs 15 respectively.

According to the Bureau of Statistics, a bag of flour is being sold at Rs 1340 in Karachi, Rs 1240 in Hyderabad, Rs 1150 in Bannu and Rs 1200 in Khuzdar and Multan.

In Islamabad, the price of a bag of flour is 870 rupees, while in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujarat, Faisalabad, Sargodha and Bahawalpur, the price is 860 rupees. According to the bureau’s data, the average price of a 20 kg bag of flour is 5.3 rupees. The last week.

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