LAHORE – The prices of vegetables have not come down in the City though their supply has relatively improved, besides arrival of Indian onion in the market through the Wagha border.

The prices of several items in Sunday Bazaars were even higher than their rates in the open market. For example, tomato was available in Sunday Bazaar at Rs40 per kg, while its rate in the open market was Rs30 per kg.

Similarly, the rate of potato in Sunday Bazaar was Rs32 per kg, while it was selling for Rs30 per kg in various markets of the City. Moreover, the price of onion in Sunday Bazaar was fixed at Rs33 per kg while the same product was being sold in the retail market for Rs30 per kg.

The rate of bitter gourd increased by Rs5 per kg and was fixed at Rs55 per kg, while it sold for Rs 60 per kg. The rate of pumpkin decreased and was fixed at Rs30 per kg. The price of garlic (China) was fixed at Rs110 per kg (though it sold for Rs115 per kg) and of garlic (Desi) at Rs64 per kg.

The price of ginger increased by Rs10 per kg and was fixed at Rs70 per kg. The price of spinach further increased by Rs6 per kg and was fixed at Rs30 per kg. The price of brinjal decreased and was fixed at Rs10 per kg.

The price of cucumber was raised and fixed at Rs60 per kg. The rate of cabbage was fixed at Rs20 per kg though it sold at Rs33 per kg. The rate of cauliflower was fixed at Rs60 per kg. The price of luffa was reduced by Rs5 per kg and fixed at Rs60 per kg.

The rate of peas increased by Rs20 per kg and was fixed at Rs110 per kg, while it sold for Rs120 per kg. The rate of capsicum was fixed at Rs70-80 per kg and it sold for Rs100 per kg. The price of green chilli remained stable at Rs40-50 per kg but it sold for Rs60 per kg.