Prices of 27 essential good reduced from 08th Feb. – FULL LIST

Prices of 27 essential good reduced from 08th Feb. – FULL LIST

Prices of 27 essential good reduced from 08th Feb. – FULL LIST

Written by Zulfick Farzan

05 Feb, 2021 | 4:17 pm

Colombo (News 1st); The Prices of 27 essential goods will be reduced from Monday (08) and will be maintained for a period of three months, said Minister of Trade Bandula Gunawardena on Friday (05).

According to the Department of Government Information, these 27 items will be sold at a reduced price at Sathosa, Q-Shop, and Cooperative outlets.

The Trade Minister speaking to reporters said he believes the private sector supermarkets would also follow suit, adding it would be a service to the general public.

If a consumer has an issue with respect to purchasing the 27 essential items from Sathosa, Q-Shop, and Cooperative outlets, all queries can be made via the hotline 1998.

Any act of fraud can be reported on the hotline 1977, said the Department of Government Information.

Food Item Open Market Price (Rs) Revised Price (Rs) Consumer Benefit
Red Kekulu (01 kg) 106 93 13
White Kekulu (01 kg) 105 93 12
White Nadu (01 kg) 109 96 13
Samba (01 kg) 120 99 21
Keeri Samba (01 kg) 140 125 15
Wheat Flour (01 kg) 105 84 21
White Sugar (01 kg) 110 99 11
Brown Sugar (01 kg) 140 125 15

 

01 Packet of Tea (100g) 130 95 35
Australian Red Dhal (01 kg) 188 165 23
Big Onion (01 kg) 140 120 20
Local Potato (01 kg) 216 180 36
Pakistan Potato (01 kg) 190 140 50
Gram / Kadala (01 kg) 225 175 50
Dried Chilli (01 kg) 550 495 55
Local canned fish (425 g) 240 220 20
Imported canned fish (425g) 280 265 15

 

Thai Sprats (01 kg) 700 575 125
Chicken (01 kg) 430 400 30
Salt  (o1 kg) 55 43 12
Milk Powder (400 g) 380 355 25
Soya Oil  (500 ml) 470 310 160
BCC Washing Soap (115 g) 53 43 10
Soap Bar (650 g) 325 260 65
Scented Soap (100 g) 63 56 7
Hand Wash (100 ml) 350 250 100
Face Mask (SLS Certified) 25 14 11

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