KARACHI: Inflation gains momentum across Pakistan as abrupt price hike has been witnessed in different food products including chicken, tomato, potato, onion and garlic.
Profiteers have made their desired hike in prices of chicken. Chicken is being sold for up to Rs400 per kg contrary to the price of Rs200/kg set by the government.
The price of tomatoes rose by 59 percent in the last month, according to the Bureau of Statistics. It is being sold from Rs115/kg to Rs150/kg in different cities.
Prices of green chilly, garlic, onion and potato have also significantly climbed up recently.