Prices of onion, tomato fall

Published September 5, 2022

KARACHI: The consignments of onions and tomatoes imported from Iran and Afghanistan have started reaching at the vegetable market here.

Over 50 trailers of tomatoes and 70 trailers of imported onions have reached Karachi vegetable market.

Market sources said that the fresh consignments had helped bringing down the price of onion by Rs100 and tomatoes price by Rs120.

Onions are being sold at Rs50 per kilogram and tomato at Rs110 per kilogram in the wholesale market.

The ministry of commerce in a session last Tuesday decided to import onions and tomatoes from Afghanistan and Iran to control soaring prices of the commodities in the country after floods damaged crops across the country.

Published in Dawn, September 5th, 2022

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