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Tuesday, 07 February 2017 - 8:12
Action to be taken against vendors selling rice, above the maximum retail price
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The Ministry of Finance says that legal action will be taken against vendors selling rice over the stipulated maximum retail price.

Since midnight yesterday 1kg of imported Samba rice is to be sold at a maximum retail price of 80 rupees while the fixed price for 1 kilo gram of Nadu rice is 70 rupees.

This was put in place prevent the surge in rice prices in the market.

Meanwhile, the market price of a coconut has increased to between 75 and 80 rupees.

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