Price of sugar, pulses, flour goes down

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The prices of various food items went down during the week ending on November 11 as compared to the previous week, according to the Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) Friday.

According to the data, the food commodities that witnessed decrease in prices on Week-on-Week (WoW) basis included sugar, the prices of which declined by 9.35 percent.

The other food commodities that witnessed decrease in prices included pulse Mash (0.45%), pulse Moong (0.42%), pulse Gram (0.29%), wheat flour bag (0.26%) and garlic (0.04%) On Year-on-Year (YoY) basis, the commodities that witnessed decrease in prices during the week compared to corresponding week of last year included onions (40.40%), pulse Moong (30.50%), potatoes (19.64%), sugar (2.22%) and pulse Mash (1.50%).—APO

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