LAHORE: Mixed trend in the prices of perishable items was recorded this week as majority of vegetables rates further increased while seasonal fruits rates also remained high. Further, non-implementation of the official rates added to the woes to the general public which also reflects the non-seriousness of the elected representatives towards the basic public problems. The district administration asked the consumers to register their complaints on overcharging and rate list violations against such sellers. However, the complaints are being closed without addressing. Rather, such complaints further encourage the sellers for overcharging and rate violations after no action from the authorities.
The price of chicken remained unchanged this week as well and fixed at Rs397-411 per kg, sold at Rs460-480 per kg and chicken meat fixed at Rs595 per kg, and sold at Rs670-1,000 per kg. The price of potato sugar-free A-grade further increased by Rs4 per kg, fixed at Rs80-85 per kg, sold at Rs140-150 per kg, B-grade at Rs65-70 per kg, and C-grade at Rs55-60 per kilogram, mixed sold at Rs100-120 per kg. The price of onion A-grade further increased by Rs5 per kg, fixed at Rs140-150 per kg, sold at Rs200-220 per kg, B-grade fixed at Rs122-130 per kg, and C-grade at Rs110-115 per kg, mixed sold at Rs150-160 per kg.
The price of tomato A-grade increased by Rs30 per kg, fixed at Rs160-170 per kg, sold at Rs250-280 per kg, B-grade fixed at Rs140-150 per kg, and C-grade by Rs25 per kg, fixed at Rs122-130per kg, mixed sold at Rs200-220 per kg. The price of garlic local further gained by Rs10 per kg, fixed at Rs380-400 per kg, sold at Rs500-600 per kg, Garlic Harnai unchanged at Rs420-435 per kg, sold at Rs600 per kg, Garlic GI variety increased by Rs15 per kg, fixed at Rs225-235 per kg, sold at Rs350-400 per kg and Garlic China fixed at Rs525-545 per kg, sold at Rs800-1,000 per kg. The price of Ginger Thai gained by Rs55 per kg, fixed at Rs705-725 per kg, and Ginger Chinese by Rs50 per kg, fixed at Rs700-720 per kg, both sold at Rs1,000 per kg. Cucumber Farm unchanged at Rs135-140 per kg, sold at Rs160-180 per kg, and cucumber local at Rs135-140 per kg, sold at Rs220-240 per kg. Brinjal price was increased by Rs20 per kg, fixed at Rs67-70 per kg, sold at Rs100-120 per kg. Bitter gourd unchanged at Rs145-150 per kg, sold at Rs200-220 per kg. The price of spinach increased by Rs5 per kg, fixed at Rs52-55, sold at Rs80-100 per kg. Zucchini local was increased by Rs10 per kg, fixed at Rs175-180 per kg, sold at Rs220-240 per kg. The lemon Chinese was reduced by Rs110 per kg, fixed at Rs165-175 per kg, sold at Rs300-400 per kg.
Ladyfinger price increased by Rs10 per kg, fixed at Rs76-80 per kg, sold at Rs120-140 per kg. Turnip price declined by Rs10 per kg, fixed at Rs115-120 per kg, sold at Rs250 per kg.
The price of different variety of apples increased by Rs5 per kg, fixed at Rs150-230 per kg, sold at Rs150-400 per kg. The price of Banana A-category declined by Rs10 per doze, fixed at Rs120-125 per dozen, sold at Rs180 per dozen, and B-category gained by Rs5 per dozen, fixed at Rs90-95 per dozen, sold at Rs130-150 per dozen, and C-category fixed at Rs67-70 per dozen, sold at Rs100-120 per dozen. Pomegranate desi was gained by Rs15 per kg, fixed at Rs255-265 per kg, sold at Rs300-350 per kg, pomegranate kandahari reduced by Rs35 per kg, was fixed at Rs235-245 per kg, sold at Rs350-400, pomegranate Bedana was fixed at Rs420-440 per kg, sold at Rs600-800 per kg. Grapes Sunderkhani gained by Rs10 per kg, fixed at Rs300-420 per kg, sold at Rs500-600 per kg, grapes gola by Rs15 per kg, fixed at Rs190-200 per kg, sold at Rs250-300 per kg. Grapefruit was fixed at Rs19-21 per piece, sold at Rs30-50 per piece.
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