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Control price on white sugar & chicken removed

(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – The government has taken measures to remove the control price imposed on white sugar and chicken.

Issuing a statement, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce said the decision was arrived at after the consumer needs, import price and retail price of chicken and white sugar were considered.

A 93 rupee control price was imposed on white sugar. A kilogram of chicken was priced at 410 rupees while a kilogram of skinless chicken was priced at 490 rupees.

A gazette notification in this regard has been issued yesterday (13th Monday).

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