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Authorities say coconut prices have dropped

Keshala Dias

The Coconut Cultivation Board says the prices of coconut has reduced in comparison to the recent past.

Chairman of the Board, Kapila Yakkandawela said the prices had reduced as the government provided stocks of coconut to the general public at concessionary rates.

He added that during the past three days, about 220,000 coconuts were sold in Colombo and its suburbs.

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