Maximum Retail Prices Announced For 16 Commodities
Thursday, 14 July 2016 - 12:47
The Ministry of Industry and Commerce a short while ago (Thursday 14th) announced control prices imposed on 16 essential items effective immediately.
The Gazette notification is expected tomorrow (15 July).
Announcing the list of commodities and the controlled prices at a press conference today, Secretary of the ministry T.M.K.B. Tennakoon stated that the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) is to inspect and instigate legal action against traders who sell the below mentioned items above the control price.
List of commodities and controlled price (per kg):