Staple food commodities were available in all monitored food markets during the current reporting period.
Compared to previous week, the prices of most monitored food commodities remained stable during the reporting period, except for increase in potato prices by 11-17 percent in 3 markets, cabbage by 8-40 percent in 3 markets and slight increase in beef and mutton prices in some markets.
Compared to last month, the prices of carrots and onions have declined in the current week in most markets due to the recent harvest leading to greater availability of these food commodities. Several markets reported increase in meat prices during the current reporting period compared to last month’s overall average.
Compared to last week, the price of petrol and diesel price in the current reported period was found to have remained stable. Compared to June 2021 monthly average price, the prices of petrol increased in most monitored markets in the range of 0.2 – 6 percent in the current reporting period.