People of Sindh are forced to purchase the most expensive flour as compared to other provinces, according to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).
According to statistics issued by PBS, open markets in Sindh have witnessed a sharp increase in flour price, particularly in Karachi and Hyderabad where the highest recorded price for a 20kg bag was Rs1, 960 and Rs1,940, respectively.
In other cities of Sindh, such as Sukkur and Larkana, a 20kg wheat flour bag was Rs1, 720 and Rs1,800, respectively. Meanwhile, the PBS recorded the price of a 20kg wheat flour bag in Quetta at Rs1,800 and in Khuzdar at Rs1,850.
Price in the Islamabad and Rawalpindi was recorded at Rs980/20kg bag. Across Gujranwala, Multan, Gujranwala, Bahawalpur, and Faisalabad in the province of Punjab, the price of a 20kg wheat flour bag was registered at Rs980.