Controlled prices for 16 essential food items announced

stock-photo-ingredients-in-indian-kitchen-uncooked-indian-split-peas-dhal-lentils-on-wooden-spoon-kerala-409497049The controlled prices for 16 essential food items were announced by the Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen today. 

The Gazette is expected tomorrow (15 July) but the new prices are effective immediately.

The Items are:

1.     Chicken meat with Skin Rs 410  per Kilo – without Skin Rs 495 per Kilo

2.     Red Dhall  Rs 169 per Kilo

3.     Spratts (Thai) Rs 495 per Kilo –  Spratts (Dubai) Rs 410 per Kilo

4.     Gram-Chickpeas Rs 260 per Kilo

5.     Green moong/Green Grams Rs 220 per Kilo

6.     Canned Fish Regular 480 grams Rs 140     (105 Grams– Rs 70)

7.     White Sugar  Rs 95 per kilo

8.     White Flour Rs 87 per kilo

9.     Full cream milk powder – imported Rs 810  per Kilo   – Domestic Rs 735 per Kilo

10. Potatoes – Local – No control price        Potatoes – imported – Rs 120 per kilo

11. B Onions imported – Rs 78 per Kilo

12. Dried chillies – Rs 385 per Kilo

13. Dried Fish – Katta – Rs 1100 per Kilo       

14. Dried Fish – Salaya– Rs 425 per Kilo

15. Maldive fish –Rs 1500 per kilo

16. Sustagen – Rs 1500

(Colombo Gazette)

2 COMMENTS

  1. This is what a Muslim representing 1.7 million people and a community that was duped to vote “en block” the “Hansaya” and the “Yahapalana government” to power in 2015 has written/published in a popular Tamil web newspaper/forum:
    Quote: IN THE LAST GOVERNMENT, NO ONE WILL DENY THAT THE PRICES WERE
    MUCH LESS THAN THE PRICES ANNOUNCED TODAY”, I BELIEVE. Unquote. ( http://www.jaffnamuslim.com/20…. So the Muslims are also realizing the “DECEPTION” of the Yahapalana government.
    Noor Nizam. Peace and Political Activist, Political Communication Researcher, SLFP Stalwart and Convener – The Muslim Voice.

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