As a part of the drive, the civic workers sprayed disinfectants at the Koyambedu Wholesale Market and the Kasimedu market from Sunday morning
Traders claimed that the business was brisk and customers were allowed in batches adhering to the COVID protocol.
Traders said that due to financial crises only less than 50 per cent of trawlers ventured into the sea.
Increase in supply and fall in demand due to pilgrimage season led to fall in prices at the Kasimedu fishing market on Sunday. Traders are now hoping that the price would rise during weekdays.
However, during the weekdays the prices are expected to go up as only fewer boats will venture into the sea due to the fishermen not having enough money for the maintenance of boats.
Due to cyclonic storms, the fishermen were advised not to venture into the sea, which impacted the supply by 30 percent, which leads to an increase in price by 15 percent at Kasimedu fish market on...
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As heavy rains lashed Chennai for the past two weeks ago, fishermen were advised not to venture into the sea. This has impacted the business, leading to shortage of 80 per cent in seafood supply....
The traders of Kasimedu fish market, who were expecting a rise in seafood prices on Sunday, were left disappointed, as the prices came down by around 15 per cent.
The combined effect of rain, COVID curbs and consecutive auspicious days took a hit on business at Kasimedu fish market, said traders, noting that prices fell by about 10 per cent on Sunday.