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The real disease

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16.02.2020

Pakistanis consume 24 million tons of wheat a year and are paying Rs70 for a kilogram of flour. The price of flour outside of Pakistan is the equivalent of Rs45 per kg. Why do we have to pay Rs25 per kg more than what others are paying around the world? Collectively, we end up paying Rs600 billion a year over and above what consumers outside of Pakistan pay for the same thing. Why?

Pakistanis consume more than five million tons of sugar a year and are paying Rs85 for a kilogram of sugar. The price of sugar around the world is the equivalent of Rs52 per kg. Why do we have to pay Rs33 per kg more than what others are paying around the world? Collectively, we end up paying Rs200 billion a year over and above what consumers outside of Pakistan pay for the same thing. Why?

Pakistanis........

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