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Over Two-Third Markets Sell Meat and Pulses Higher Than Official Prices

ISLAMABAD, July 22, 2020: Over two-thirds of Pakistan’s markets sold the key protein sources—meat (beef and mutton) and pulses—at higher prices than the officially notified rates, says the 12th Weekly Price Monitor issued by the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).

Arbitrary Enforcement of Official Prices Leads to Varying Inflation Patterns

ISLAMABAD, July 15, 2020: A varying price trend of essential groceries across the four provinces indicated the arbitrary enforcement of the officially notified rates by the district administrations, says the 11th Weekly Price Monitor issued by the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).

Weak Enforcement Leads to Overpricing of Wheat and Sugar

ISLAMABAD, July 01, 2020: More than half of the markets in Punjab, Sindh, and Balochistan sold wheat flour and sugar at higher prices than those officially notified as people struggled to access the official price lists of everyday commodities in a majority of the markets in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Sindh.

Lax Enforcement Prompts Increase in Prices of Flour, Chicken, and Meat

ISLAMABAD, June 24, 2020: As the financial year 2019-2020 headed for a close, market prices of essential commodities, including wheat flour, chicken, and meat...

Consumers Hit Hard by Official Indifference to Soaring Prices

ISLAMABAD, June 17, 2020: A weak monitoring system and lax attitude towards irregular pricing hit the consumers hard as the authorities did not regulate...

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,...

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...

Pulsus, dairy and poultry products see hike November 12.pdf

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