40% egg production stopped in Pakistan, price rises sharply
With the onset of winter, the price of eggs has skyrocketed. In Karachi, the price of eggs has reached Rs 170 per dozen.
General Secretary Sindh Egg Dealers Association Mansoor Ahmed while talking to Hum News said that egg production in Pakistan is very low at present and demand is increasing due to winter. According to Hum News, domestic eggs are being sold in Karachi at Rs. 250 per dozen.
He said that heavy taxes imposed by the government, especially on food items, have also increased the price of eggs.
Mansoor Ahmed said that all taxes imposed by the government also affect the price of eggs. He said that 40% of egg producers in Pakistan have stopped production.
The increase in the price of eggs is due to the increase in the cost of production. He said that every second and third production house of eggs in Pakistan has been locked.
Ahmed said that in order to reduce the price of eggs, it is necessary to increase production for which the cost of production must be reduced. The price of eggs has gone up by Rs 50 in a week in Karachi.