Thursday, July 25, 2024

Flour Price Hits Record High of Rs 2500 Per 20 Kg in Karachi

The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has revealed that the price of a 20-kilogram bag of flour in Karachi had jumped to a new peak of Rs2,500 — the highest in the entire country.

Last week, the price of flour in the city stood at Rs2,400 per 20-kg bag.

This is for the first time in the country’s history that flour price has surged to Rs2,500 per 20-kg bag.

A weekly comparison shows that the 20-kg flour bag price in Karachi, Hyderabad, and Quetta has witnessed a surge of Rs100, increasing the rates to Rs2,500, Rs2,420, and Rs2,320, respectively.

In Bannu, Peshawar, Larkana, and Sukkur, the flour prices increased by Rs70, Rs50, Rs40, and Rs40, respectively.

The price of a 20-kg bag of flour in Islamabad and Punjab has been witnessed at Rs1,295.

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