UPDATED: Prices of rice and sprats to drop tonight at midnight

UPDATED: Prices of rice and sprats to drop tonight at midnight

Written by Staff Writer

28 Sep, 2017 | 3:45 pm

The prices of eight types of rice and sprats are to be reduced tonight at midnight (September 28).

According to the Lanka Sathosa Chairman T.M.K.B. Tennakoon, the move is based on instructions issued by President Maithripala Sirisena.

The announcement came at a media briefing held in Colombo.

The price reductions are as follows;   

  • White Nadu –  reduced from Rs.78.00 to Rs.74.00
  • White Kekulu – reduced to Rs. 65.00
  • Samba Rice – from Rs.89.00 to Rs.84.00
  • Red Kekulu – from Rs.77.00 to Rs.75.00
  • Red Nadu – from Rs.83.00 to Rs.80.00
  • White Kekulu Samba – from Rs.94.00 to Rs.90.00
  • Red Kekulu Samba – from Rs.90.00 to Rs.88.00
  • Broken Rice – from Rs.65.00 to Rs.60.00

Thailand Sprats– from Rs.539.00 to Rs.525.00

The price of coconuts are also set to be reduced.

Read More: Plans in action to drive down coconut prices in the market

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