As current inflation rises in Pakistan flour is also the most affected thing affected by this rising. Flour is the basic need of civilians but in the current situation flour price increase regularly and people face difficulty to purchase this basic need.
(Infosette News) Quetta; The 20-kg bag of flour is being sold for Rs2,500 in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan, despite a shortage of the commodity caused by flash floods.
Due to a lack of supplies following the monsoon rains and floods, flour prices are soaring in Quetta. Profiteers have pounced on the chance and are actively selling 20kg and 50kg bags of flour in Quetta and its surrounding areas for Rs2,500 and Rs6,000, respectively.
The locals have urged the provincial government to take action against the profiteers and guarantee flour availability.
At the same time, residents of Karachi are compelled to purchase the most expensive flour.
The price of flour increased by Rs180 on a 20-kg bag in Karachi and by Rs140 in Hyderabad over the past week.
In Quetta, Khuzdar, Sukkur, and Larkana, the cost of a 20-kg bag of flour increased by Rs 120, Rs 100, Rs 40, and Rs 20, respectively.
According to the PBS statistics, a 20-kg bag costs Rs 2080 in Hyderabad, Rs 1950 in Khuzdar, Rs 1920 in Quetta and Larkana, Rs 1800 in Sukkur, and Rs 980 in Peshawar, Bannu, Islamabad, and Rawalpindi.
It is important to note that the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported that the country’s annual inflation rate hit a historic high of 46.10% after increasing by 1.31% on a weekly basis.