PETALING JAYA: The Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry has announced eight food items as controlled items from Nov 9 to 15 under the festive season maximum price control scheme for Deepavali. The products are big onions, shallots (from India), red chillies, imported lamb with bones, Australian dhal, coconut (wholesale control price) and grated coconut (retail control price), and tomatoes. He said the implementation of the Deepavali price control is meant to ensure price stability for both consumers and traders. The measure will be enforced through the Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act 2011, he added. "We hope everyone will adhere to the prices and use red labels for the controlled items.
Source: The Star November 06, 2023 21:09 UTC