Rice prices could further decline – Gamlath

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jul 22 2021
News Rice prices could further decline – Gamlath

State Minister of Mahaweli Zones, Canals, Settlement Infrastructure Development, Siripala Gamlath said based on the paddy harvest during the Yala season, the present price of a kilo of rice could be reduced by Rs 20. 

He said, the price of rice had dropped from Rs190 rupees to Rs100 and expressed the hope that with the new harvest, stocks due to be released to traders from the Yala season, the price of a kilo of rice could be reduced by another Rs 20.

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jul 22 2021

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