The pola roundup

The pola roundup

The pola roundup

Written by Lethonkie Fernando

16 Oct, 2018 | 10:38 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Statistics of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka revealed that the prices of vegetables remained at an increased level in both Pettah and Dambulla markets.

This price increase occurred due to the supply disruption as a result of adverse weather.

Prices of beans, carrots, brinjal, and tomatoes increased by more than 5% in both Pettah and Dambulla markets compared to the previous week average prices.

SOURCE – CBSL.gov.lk

The prices of Samba, Nadu, Kekulu white and Kekulu red varieties of rice did not show a drastic price fluctuation in the Pettah market.

 

          

SOURCE – CBSL.gov.lk

Regarding the prices of fish, markets in both Negombo and Peliyagoda had sold Salaya at a price less than 5% in comparison to last week, while the Negombo market had also sold Thalapath, Balaya, and Hurulla at decreased prices.

SOURCE- CBSL.gov.lk

Meanwhile, although Papaw showed a price hike of more than 5% compared to last week, the price of Pineapple declined by more than 5%

SOURCE – CBSL.gov.lk

 

Prices of Big Onions and Potatoes both local and imported and the prices of coconuts increased by more than 5% compared to the previous week price levels in both Pettah and Dambulla markets.

The prices of eggs declined by more than 5% in the Pettah market.

 

SOURCE – CBSL.gov.lk

 

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