Govt imposes maximum retail price on several essential food items

Govt imposes maximum retail price on several essential food items

Govt imposes maximum retail price on several essential food items

Written by Tharushan Fernando

28 Jan, 2017 | 8:02 pm

The government has imposed a maximum price for six essential food items.The Consumer Affairs Authority made the announcement in an extra-ordinary gazette.

Maximum retail prices

*Kilogramme of Mysore dhal will be Rs.159

*Kilogramme of Peas will be Rs.205

*Kilogramme f Dubai Sprats will be at Rs.405

* Kilogramme of Sprats imported from Thailand will be priced at Rs.490

*Kilogramme of White Sugar will be Rs.93

*Kilogramme of imported Potatoes will be priced at Rs.115

The Extra-Ordinary Gazette notes that any producer , importer , packager , distributor or retailer cannot sell these six tems above the maximum retail price , or display them above the MRP.

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