An Extraordinary Gazette notification has been issued imposing a Maximum Retail Price (MRP) on coconuts.
The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has issued the Extraordinary Gazette notification.
As per the gazette notice, a coconut with a circumference of over 13 inches will be sold at Rs. 70.00 per nut, a coconut with a circumference of between 12 – 13 inches at Rs. 65.00 per nut and a coconut with a circumference of below 12 inches at Rs. 60.00 per nut. (Colombo Gazette)