Soaring dollar rates affect Pakistan fruit and vegetable prices

Soaring dollar rates have pushed up the prices of daily necessities, including the prices of fruits and vegetables. According to new data, the prices of fruits in the market have now increased by Rs 30 to 40 per kg, while potatoes and onions have also gone up by Rs 10 per kg.

Vegetable rates have increased as potato’s price is now Rs 40 per kg, onion Rs 90 per kg, tomato Rs 100 per kg, ginger Rs 200, and garlic Rs 300 per kg and lemons are priced at Rs 400 per kg. However, Iranian black apples are Rs 350 per kg, white apples at Rs 220, Pakistani bananas are Rs 200, peach at Rs 180, and watermelon at Rs 30 per kg.

 

[ Rs 100 = €0,48 ]

Source: bolnews.com

 

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