Edibles and other prices moving down in twin cities
ISLAMABAD: The market situation in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad on Tuesday showed a decline of over 20 to 30 percent in daily essentials including poultry, eggs, vegetable, fruits and other food items available at cheaper rates, as compared to the situation before the COVID-19 pandemic.
In recent challenging situation of COVID-19, the poultry industry has showed the same issue of demand and supply in market which was the huge cause of the decline in prices of chickens and eggs in market, Central Chairman, Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA), Dr Muhammad Aslam told APP.
He said the after COVID-19 pandemic, the poultry industry had suffered a lot, like other economic sectors in the country.
The Chairman PPA said the rates of chicken and eggs were fixed on the basis of demand and supply system and that is why prices of chicken and eggs fell down due to lower demand.
Replying to a question, he said that the prices of supplementary food items like beef, mutton, pulses, and also react to the business climate in the country. - APP