Potato and onions are being sold in many places in Tura, sometimes at 50 rupees per kg, Tomatoes go for 80 to 100 rupees a kg. Tomato prices have reached 120 rupees in Tura. The retail prices of green vegetables are almost double the wholesale prices.
At the same time wholesale and retail prices released on Tuesday on the website of the Consumer Ministry, show that the price of potatoes in the wholesale market is between 2000 to 5000 rupees per 100 kgs. That is, 20 to 50 rupees per kg, while according to the variety, retail prices are 25 to 60 rupees kg.
Regarding onions, they go fir 1300 to 5000 rupees per 100 kgs in the wholesale market, while in retail it is selling Rs 18 to 60 kg. Whereas tomato is being sold in bulk for Rs 15 to 82 kg, its rate in retail is Rs 20 to 120 kg.
Prices of green vegetables to start dropping
Prices of green vegetables and tomatoes will start declining in the coming 10 days. According to Adil Ahmed Khan, Chairman of Azadpur Mandi Committee, the prices of green vegetables have been affected due to the rain. With the passing of rainy season, a new crop is ready. The first arrivals will start coming to Maui in 10 days. New arrivals of tomatoes are also expected in these 10 days. Due to this, the prices of green vegetables and tomatoes can be recorded after 10 days.
[ 100 rupees = €1.20 ]