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Tomato rate fixed at Rs136

Karachi: The Commissioner of Karachi on Thursday enhanced wholesale and retail rates of tomato to Rs130 and Rs136, respectively, from Rs61 and Rs66 per kg on Wednesday. When tomato‚Äôs retail price rose to Rs160 per kg on Monday, its official rate was Rs63 per kg. Consumers said that there was no justification of charging Rs160 per kg for low quality unripe tomatoes. Former Chairman of All-Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association Waheed Ahmed said onion export has become unfeasible at over…