Ministry Says “Malaysian Family Maximum Price Scheme” Product List Is Regularly Revised | Malaysia


KUALA LUMPUR, December 4 – The list of items in the “Maximum Price Scheme for Malaysian Family” (SHMKM) in effect from December 7 to 31 will be continuously revised in order to stabilize the price of essential goods.

Deputy Minister of Home Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Datuk Rosol Wahid said adding or reducing items in the list which currently included chicken, hen’s eggs and certain types of vegetables had was carried out on the basis of the current assessment of the market situation.

“In addition to this, the price may vary from state to state as it depends on the current market price and takes into account various factors such as price changes, especially for imported products,” he said. he said during the press conference of Parliament’s #Keluarga Malaysia Sales program Hulu Terengganu. today.

Other than that, Rasol said via SHMKM, the government had set the maximum price for standard chicken at RM 9.30 per kilogram for retail sales and RM 8 per kg for wholesalers on the peninsula except from Langkawi, starting Tuesday.

In the meantime, Rosol said the government is still continuing its various operations such as Ops Menu, Ops Catut, Ops Pantai and Ops Pasar 2 to ensure the price stability of goods in the market.

In Johor, Aris Mamat, Deputy Director of Enforcement (Prevention) of KPDNHEP Putrajaya, said the ministry would strengthen cooperation with various agencies, especially the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries, to stabilize product prices. first need.

He said the effort was aimed at reducing the burden on consumers who have been affected by the recent price hikes for various essentials, but acknowledged that the prices of vegetables, fish and poultry showed little difference across the board. the country.

“There are also traders who have always maintained their prices, as for imported meat, and we do not exclude that the price increase factor is due to more demand than supply,” he said. he told reporters after inspecting and questioning the price of basic necessities at the Batu Pahat wet market today.

Meanwhile, PERAK plans to expand the #Keluarga Malaysia sales program statewide by adding more product types to enable people to purchase basic necessities at a rate of 15-20. % cheaper than the market price.

The Chairman of Perak’s Internal Trade and Consumer Affairs, National Integration and Civil Society Committee Datuk Abdul Yunus Jamahri said the response to today’s program was very encouraging.

“We run such programs in areas with high traffic and easily accessible to the public. Maybe we will have this program in every district, ”he said when meeting with reporters from the #Keluarga Malaysia sales program at the Rural Transformation Center (RTC) in Gopeng, today.

In Kelantan, the #Keluarga Malaysia sales program which took place in Lubok Jong, Pasir Mas from 8 am to 1 pm received an encouraging reception with the participation of approximately 1000 visitors.

Kelantan KPDNHEP Director Adnan Abd Rahman said that among the agencies involved in the program were the Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA), the Fisheries Development Authority of Malaysia (LKIM) as well as private companies.

“The government’s action to implement the program with the sale of basic necessities at a rate of 15 to 20 percent cheaper than the market price is timely and expected by the population,” he said. declared today contacted by Bernama.

Commenting further, Adnan said the concept organized this time will also be implemented across Kelantan, involving 14 parliamentary constituencies with a frequency of twice a month.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced on Thursday that the government will organize the #Keluarga Malaysia Sales program in 222 parliamentary constituencies simultaneously from today, in order to ease the burden on the population following the increase current prices.

According to the Prime Minister at the initial stage, the program, which offers basic necessities at prices between 20 and 50% cheaper, should run twice a month, focusing on areas with high populations of B40 groups and M40. – Bernama


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