Moreover, local supplies of the vegetable from Badin are also trickling down in markets, which have brought the price 100 rupees per kilogram down, All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers Association sources said.
After the first consignment, comprises 12 containers of tomatoes from Iran, more containers were on the way to Pakistan to help stabilize the price of the vegetable.
The government has finally reached a decision to explore avenues including import of tomatoes from Iran to arrest the skyrocketing prices of the vegetable in the domestic market.
Lahore: Increase in the supply of local crops reduced the vegetables prices drastically.According to a customer’s review, in Shadman Sunday Bazaar that potato was now available at Rs 30 to 35 per kg, onion at Rs 40 to 50 and prices of tomato had also been reduced now which was available at Rs 60 per kg. According to the marketing section of Agriculture Department Punjab, the new crop of potato including class 1 and 2 was coming to the market from Sargodha, Khushab, Kasur, Sialkot, Okara, Sheikhupura and Lahore districts…