KARACHI: Costs of tomatoes had been seen stabilize as 13 containers loaded with the imported tomatoes from Iran reached Karachi’s Sabzi Mandi, ARY Information reported on Wednesday.
As per particulars, the value of per kg tomatoes in Karachi’s Sabzi Mandi witnessed a discount of 100rupees, main its charge to rs 180 per kg within the wholesale market.
The costs o are anticipated to see extra discount after the arrival of latest crops from Badin, Mirpurkhas and adjoining areas.
The Ministry of Nationwide Meals Safety after taking the choice concerning the import of tomatoes from Iran had granted permission to import companies to deliver the vegetable from Iran to handle the scarcity within the nation.
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As per the choice, importers to obtain tomatoes from Iran for a interval of three to 4 weeks for promoting within the home market. The federal government has set a deadline of Dec 13 for the import.
Badin, which is a significant tomato producing district in Sindh, going through theft of the vegetable from farmlands. After rising incidents of farm plunder, the farmers have employed armed watchmen to make sure the safety of the vegetable from theft.