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The Price of Chicken in Peshawar has Doubled in a Year

Buying chicken in Peshawar has become out of reach for the general public; the price of chicken has doubled in a year, with live chickens selling for Rs 435 per kg.

People across the country are concerned about inflation; the price of chicken in Peshawar has nearly doubled in a year; a live chicken that cost Rs 250 last year now costs Rs 435.

In the city, chicken meat costs Rs 650 per kg.

The increase in prices had a negative impact on business in Peshawar’s markets, with purchases dropping by 35%.

Citizens fear that if the government does not act quickly, chicken prices will rise even further.

Mehjabeen Qasim
Mehjabeen Qasim
Business Journalist at Startup Pakistan

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