| GEO Business|
| 20-kg flour sack hit all time high in Balochistan|
| Updated at: 0744 PST, Wednesday, September 16, 2009|
QUETTA: The flour prices in most parts of Balochistan have hit high time rates as 20-kilogram flour sack is being sold at Rs650 across province, Geo news reported on Tuesday.
The prices of 20-kg flour sacks have been hiked by Rs60 to Rs80, reaching Rs630 to Rs650 in open retail market, sources claimed, meanwhile, the same is selling at Rs480 at all utility stores but people have spoken against utility flour, terming it as of substandard quality.
Meanwhile, flour sellers held responsible the cut in flour supply from Punjab province for the sudden hike in prices, witnesses said.