10 April 2020 – Maximum retail price set for rice

Type of Intervention: Regulation
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses, Finance/Economy
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: National and subnational
Lead People/Agency: The Consumer Affairs Authority

Overview: The Consumer Affairs Authority orders that no importer, producer, distributor, or trader shall sell, expose or offer for sale, display for sale the varieties of rice listed below, above the specified maximum retail prices
Full details here: http://www.documents.gov.lk/files/egz/2020/4/2170-07_E.pdf

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Evidence/Justification: Maintenance of food security