World Food Programme Afghanistan Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAME) - 27th May 2020

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Afghanistan main cities market price comparison of 27 th May with 21 st May 2020

Key Highlights:

  • No significant change in prices of food and none food commodities today compared to 21st May 2020, Wheat, wheat flour & pulses and cooking oil prices show decreasing trend, but all main food commodities (Wheat, wheat flour, sugar, oil and pulses) prices are significantly higher compared to 14th March 2020.
  • The average Wheat flour (HP & LP) in the main city markets are significantly higher by 14.0% and 17.0% compared to 14 March, Wheat price is also significantly higher by 9.0 percent for the same period.
  • Cooking Oil is significantly higher by 24.0% compared to 14th March.
  • Pulses prices are significantly higher by 10% compared to 14th March.
  • Rice (HQ & LQ) are 3 % & 4.0% and Sugar higher by 11% compared to 14th March.
  • The purchasing power of casual labor is significantly deteriorated by 13%