Quetta: Before the arrival of Ramadan in Quetta, it has been difficult for the white people to buy palms due to inflation, palm imports from Iran have been closed for the last one and a half months due to border closure which has led to the shortage of palms in Balochistan. There are fears that stored palm prices are talking to the sky these days.
As Ramadan approached, the profiteers decided to suck the blood of the people, Quetta's Dry Freight Market is the largest palm market coming from Iran, But this time due to the Coronavirus, the closure of the Pak-Iran border The palms are not coming. More than a dozen varieties of palm retail in the market have become expensive from Rs 200 to Rs 200 per kg.
The turbat, Panjgur, Mashkel and other areas of Balochistan are also famous for their unique and unique palm dates, which are available in small quantities in Mandi And are being sold at face value. Traders say the costs at the stores are higher And some of the profiteers have also made money expensive.
Artificial inflation is also a major cause of lack of government-level measures to protect the palms in Balochistan's palm producing areas.