The increase in vegetable prices in all markets helped rise in inflation during the month of April, and this came according to the basic data of the Central Agency for Mobilization and Statistics, and it is according to the data for the device, and a group of vegetables recorded an increase of 9.5%, as this increase was one One of the most important reasons for the high inflation in the last month of April 2020.
The reason for the high prices of vegetables in the market from last April
Also, many of the data for the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, and the rate of monthly inflation in April increased to 1.6% of the total for the Republic compared to 0.6% during the month of March.
Also, the device confirmed that the increase in prices for vegetables is due to the increase in the prices of fresh vegetables, which are the same leaves and this came in at 14.2%, and for permanent vegetables, it came in at 16.2%.
It is also mentioned that the deputy head of the vegetable division in the Cairo Chamber of Commerce, Hatem El-Nagib, affirmed, during several press statements, that the prices of vegetables witnessed a big jump during the past month, and this comes in conjunction with the spread of the Corona virus despite the abundance of supply in all markets.
It was emphasized that the increase in prices during the past month led to an acceleration of citizens buying and storing vegetables, and this resulted in the rise of the large inflation during last April, and that the government’s efforts currently offered quantities of supply in vegetable sales outlets in many areas alongside private outlets Division, and was assisted in returning vegetable prices to decline during the coming period to increase prices.
Was assisted in entering the summer and this came according to the decline in prices in the markets because of the abundance of supply of all vegetables and fruits, and the price of a kilo of tomatoes currently in the retail market reached between 5 to 7 pounds, and potatoes between 2 to 4 pounds in front of 8 pounds, and lemon 15 pounds For 16 to 20 pounds, while for a kilo of choice, it came between 4 to 5 pounds, compared to 8 to 10 pounds.