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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

New Maximum Retail Price On Rice Comes Into Effect From Today

Colombo, 08 February, (Asiantribune.com):

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) issued Maximum Retail Price (MRP) order for three varieties of rice on February 8.

According to the February 8 order, MRPs for Nadu, Raw Rice and Samba will become effective from 8 February. Accordingly, MRP of a kilo of Nadu rice is Rs 72, a kilo of Raw rice is Rs 70, and a kilo of Samba (excluding Keeri Samba and Suduru Samba) is Rs 80.

The order is effective February 8th –the same date as issued-and is to be Gazetted midnight of February 8 under Extraordinary Gazette No 2005/24.

The order No 41 dated February 8, comes into effect on the same day and is issued by CAA Chairman Hasitha Thilekeratne under Consumer Affairs Authority Act No 9 of 2003’s section 20(5).

The new rice prices will be effective on both local and imported rice varieties.

- Asian Tribune -

 New Maximum Retail Price On Rice Comes Into Effect From Today
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