Two Extraordinary Gazette notifications were issued imposing a Maximum Retail Price on sugar and rice.
The Gazette was issued by the Chairman of the Consumer Affairs Authority Rt. Major General Shantha Dissanayake yesterday.
Accordingly, a Maximum Retail Price of Rs.125 was imposed on a kilogram of keeri samba, Rs.103 on white and red samba, Rs.98 on white and red nadu and Rs.95 on a kilogram of white and red raw rice.
Meanwhile the Maximum Retail Price of a kilogram of wholesale white sugar was set at Rs.116, unpacketed at Rs.122, a kilogram of packeted and unpacketed raw sugar at Rs.125 and packeted brown sugar at Rs.128.