FAFEN Urges Govt to Strengthen Price Monitoring and Enforcement Mechanisms During Lockdown

ISLAMABAD, April 29, 2020: Despite no wide-scale shortage of essential commodities reported in the country, sporadic incidents of lax enforcement of officially notified prices, and unavailability of government rate lists compromises the government’s resolve to ensure basic provisions to citizens at affordable rates, says Weekly Market Monitor issued by Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).…

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Price of Tomatoes, Wheat and Poultry Products Increase

Price of Tomatoes, Wheat and Poultry Products Increase

Prices of 26 commodities including tomatoes, wheat, poultry and some fruits increased in January as compared to December 2012. Seventeen commodities experienced price cuts while nine registered no change. FAFEN monitors who visited 195 retail outlets in 111 districts reported a high rise in the price of tomatoes, 42%. However, a decrease was registered for…

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Prices of 31 Commodities Went Up in June

Prices of 31 Commodities Went Up in June

Islamabad, July 20, 2012: The prices of 31 commodities increased in June 2012 while those of 12 went down and eight remained unchanged as compared to the preceding month. Commodities including fruit, wheat, some pulses, and cooking oil etc. registered an average price hike of 3%. However, there was a 3% decrease in prices of eggs,…

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Price of 33 Commodities Increase; 13 Go Down

Price of 33 Commodities Increase; 13 Go Down

The prices of 33 commodities/services increased in March 2012 as compared to the preceding month while those of 13 fell and six remained unchanged. Commodities including pulses, fruit, rice and cooking oils etc. registered an average increase of 5% but prices of poultry products, some vegetables, kitchen fuels, spices and condiments were down 6%. FAFEN’s…

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