Compared to last week’s price of Rs2,400 per 20-kilogram bag, flour prices in Karachi have reached a new high of Rs2500 on Saturday, according to statistics from the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
The price of flour has increased to Rs2500 for the first time in Pakistan’s history.
One kilogramme of flour now costs Rs125 in Karachi, according to the Sensitive Price Index for the week ending December 22. This is approximately 100% more than what it costs in Islamabad and Punjab.
According to the data, the cost of a 20kg bag of flour increased by Rs100 in Karachi, Hyderabad, and Quetta over the last week, bringing the prices to Rs2,500, Rs2,420, and Rs2,320, respectively.
The price increases were Rs. 40, Rs. 70, Rs. 50, and Rs. 40 in Bannu, Peshawar, Larkana, and Sukkur, respectively. In the meantime, a 20 kilogramme bag of flour has been priced at Rs 1,295 in Punjab and Islamabad.