Monrovia - Rice prices remain the same despite President George Weah’s recent intervention and that rice importers have responded to his request to reduce the price of Liberia’s staple food. “We were happy when the President said the rice price will reduce but since that time, rice price is still the same,” Madam Mulbah said. “We sell base on how we buy; if the importers drop the rice price, we do not need any announcement we will drop the price of rice,” Kollie said. President Weah said rice importers have reduced the price of a 25kg bag by US$2 while the price of a 50kg bag is reduced by US$4. "It is not just about asking people to reduce rice price, but the sustainability of the reduction.
Source: Front Page Africa February 14, 2018 02:26 UTC