Pulses prices fall up to Rs20/kg in wholesale market

KARACHI: Prices of pulses have come down up to Rs20 per kilogram in wholesale market due to lower demand and improved supply, market sources said.

Anis Majeed, patron in chief, Karachi Wholesale Grocer’s Association (KWGA) and Malik Zulfiqar Ali, chairman, in a statement on Tuesday, said pulses prices have decreased in the market by 10 to 20 rupees per kg.

KWGA Leaders said due to low demand and huge supply of pulses, Dal Chana price has reduced by 20 rupees from Rs150 per kg to Rs130.

Similarly, the price of Dal Masoor has reduced by 15 rupees from Rs. 115 to Rs. 100 per kg, dal mash price has reduced by 20 rupees from Rs.185 to 165 rupees per kg, dal moong price has reduced by 10 rupees from Rs.220 to 210 rupees per kg and white chana price has reduced by 10 rupees from Rs.110 to 100 rupees per kg.

Anis Majeed and Malik Zulfiqar Ali have asked retailers to cut down on retail prices and benefit consumers by providing relief to the masses in the recent inflation and prove that they are a responsible trader.

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