The Pola Roundup

The Pola Roundup

The Pola Roundup

Written by Nathasha De Alwis

18 Oct, 2018 | 8:56 am

Colombo (News1st): Prices of vegetables continued to remain high in both Pettah and Dambulla markets yesterday (October 17) as a result of supply disruptions occurred due to heavy rain. The daily price report issued by CBSL showed a significant increase in the price of Beans and Brinjal in both markets.

Prices of carrots, cabbage, tomatoes and etc. were increased by more than 5% compared to the previous weeks’ average price in both markets.

Source| cbsl.gov.lk

Price of Kekulu Red was increased by 5% compared to the previous weeks’ average price in Pettah. Further prices of samba, nadu and kekulu white did not show any drastic change.

Source| cbsl.gov.lk

However, the prices of fish demonstrated mix movements in both Negombo and Peliyagoda markets. Hurulla in the Negombo market showed a price increase of 5% compared to last weeks average price, while the pices of Balaya, Paraw, Thalapath and Salaya showd a price decrease of 5%.

Source| cbsl.gov.lk

Meanwhile, the prices of Papaw increased in Pettah market due to low supply from Vavunia area. Further imported apples and oranges also showed a price increase of 5% compared to last week.

Source| cbsl.gov.lk

The reports showed over 5% price increase of local big onions and imported big onions in both Dambulla and Pettah markets. This is due to the low supply from Dambulla and India respectively.

Source| cbsl.gov.lk

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