Despite Importing 1.5 Million Metric Tonnes Wheat, Flour More Expensive in Pakistan

Flour became expensive in the country despite the government importing more than 1.5 million metric tonnes of wheat worth billions of rupees. In one week, a 20 kg bag of flour cost Rs 130 in Peshawar, Rs 80 in Sukkur and Rs 15 in Quetta, while Karachi residents are forced to buy the most expensive flour in the country.

Contrary to the government’s claims of a clear reduction in the price of flour in the country after the import of wheat, the trend of increase in the price of flour has started in the country. Flour prices skyrocketed.In the last one week, a 20 kg bag of flour has gone up by Rs 130 to Rs 1,330 in Peshawar and a bag of flour has gone up by Rs 80 to Rs 1,200 in Sukkur After an increase of Rs. 15 in the price, the price became Rs. 1265.

According to the statistics, the citizens of Karachi are forced to buy the most expensive flour in the country. A bag of flour is being sold at Rs. 1340 in Karachi, a bag of flour at Rs. 1240 in Hyderabad, Rs. 1150 in Bannu, Rs. A 20 kg bag of flour is being sold for up to Rs 1,200.

According to the statistics agency, a 20 kg bag of flour in Islamabad costs Rs 870, a bag of flour in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujralwala, Faisalabad, Sargodha and Bahawalpur costs Rs 860 while a 20 kg bag of flour in Sialkot costs Rs 855.According to the statistics agency, in the last one week, a 20 kg bag of flour has gone up by an average of Rs. 5.

Updated: December 26, 2020 — 5:13 pm

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