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After GST, sky high prices of veggies in the city, Tomato at Rs 80 per kg

Tomato prices have gone up to `75 to 80 per kg in the city as a result of short supply after implementation of GST.

Published: 08th July 2017 03:11 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th July 2017 03:11 PM   |  A+A-

In terms of GST’s effect on the government’s revenue kitty, it seems to be on the wait and watch mode.

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By Express News Service

With the GST making a hole in the pocket of the common man, the skyrocketing prices of tomato in the wholesale and retail markets in the city is further denting his purchasing power. In what is being regarded as a consequence of short supply, tomato prices have gone up to `75 to 80 per kg. Vegetable vendors at the Gudimalkapur wholesale market say that they have incurred huge losses as there are few takers for the pricey tomatoes and some other vegetables.

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