The wholesale prices of vegetables, fruits and many essential food items in the Dambulla Economic Centre (DEC) went down by a big margin on Monday. Traders say that the wholesale price of a kilo of cabbage has dropped to Rs.25-30 at the Dambulla Economic Centre, while the price of all other vegetables has dropped by about 75 percent.
The traders say that the wholesale price of a kilo of eggplant is Rs.100 and that the prices of leeks and carrots, which were sold at Rs.350, were sold at a price between Rs. 90 and Rs.150. The wholesale price of a kilo of imported big onions is Rs.120.
[ Rs.100 = €0.25 ]