MO,5/2/2018, NILAI- The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry has listed 13 goods under the Festive Season Price Control Scheme in conjunction with the Chinese New Year which falls on Feb 16 and 17. Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin said the scheme would be in force for 12 days, from Feb 10 to 21.
The goods include live chicken, standard chicken, super chicken, chicken eggs grades A, B and C, round cabbage imported from Indonesia and China excluding Beijing cabbage, garlic (from China), white pomfret, large white prawns and pork.
“Traders are required to sell the 13 goods at prices lower than the maximum and must affix the pink price tag to differentiate them from the other products,” he said at a press conference. Hamzah said the scheme covered 91 districts in Peninsular Malaysia, 32 in Sarawak, 27 in Sabah and one in Labuan.