Market watch: Increase in supply brings down potato, onion prices in Pune
The prices of tomatoes, peas and carrots have also decreased
Pune has witnessed an increase in the supply of potatoes from Agra and Indore. The supply of onions from the adjoining districts of Pune has also increased. Hence, the prices of both the vegetables has gone down by 10 to 15 per cent in the Agricultural produce market committee, Pune.
“On Sunday, 80 trucks of potatoes arrived from Agra and Indore. A total of 60 trucks of onions from adjoining districts of Pune arrived today. The increased supply has brought down the prices of the vegetables,” said Vilas Bhujbal, president, Chhatrapati Shivaji market yard traders’ and agents’ association, Pune.
The prices of green leafy vegetables has remained the same for a third consecutive week. The price of onions decreased from ₹70-120 per 10 kilogrammes last week to ₹50 to ₹120 per 10 kilogrammes. The prices of potatoes decreased from ₹120-180 per 10 kilogramme last week to ₹50-160 per 10 kilogramme this week. Not to be left behind, the prices of tomatoes also settled at ₹30 - 60 per 10 kilogramme as against ₹40-60 per 10 kilogramme in the last week. The prices of peas also decreased from ₹600-650 per 10 kilogramme to ₹420-440 per 10 kilogramme. The carrot prices were slashed and settled at ₹100-220 per 10 kilogramme against ₹600-650 per 10 kilogramme in earlier week. The prices of all other vegetables has remained the same as compared to last week. A total of 1200 bags of ginger from Satara,100 bags of carrot,two tempos of green chillies and 6,500 boxes of tomatoes arrived at APMC, Pune on Sunday.
Pune witnessed a price drop of onions and potatoes
Commodities Prices on Nov 18 Prices on Nov 25
Onion ₹70 - ₹120 ₹50 - ₹120
Potato ₹120 - ₹180 ₹50 - ₹160
Tomatoes ₹40 - ₹60 ₹30 - ₹60
Peas ₹600 - ₹650 ₹420-440
Carrot ₹600 - ₹650 ₹100 - ₹220