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Some Malaysian traders selling chicken below price cap

Some Malaysian traders are selling chicken at a lower price than the USD 2.13/kg cap set by the government. Zukila Deraman of Jukee Ayam,...

Chicken price cap keeps vendor margins low in Malaysia

Malaysia’s new chicken ceiling price is leading to minimal profits for vendors. The government has capped farm prices at USD 1.95/kg and retail prices...

Malaysia issues new cap on chicken, egg price

Malaysia has announced a new price cap for chicken, despite an earlier decision to lift caps on July 1. Chicken price is capped at...

Malaysia to scrap chicken, egg price caps on July 1

Malaysia will scrap its ceiling prices for domestic chicken and egg on July 1. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Alexander Nanta Linggi said...

Sabah consumers calls for price cap on pork

A consumer group in Sabah, East Malaysia has asked the government to place a price cap on pork, as prices have risen  from USD...

Butchers seek price caps on pork

The KL Selangor Butchers’ Association has urged a price cap on pork, which now stands at USD 253/100kg in Malaysia’s Klang Valley (Kuala Lumpur/Selangor...

Malaysian govt could extended poultry industry subsidies

Malaysia could extend subsidies for the poultry industry, currently effective from February 5 to June 4, under the government’s price control scheme. It had...

Price caps hurt producers, Leong Hup says

Leong Hup International (LHI) said that the price caps set by the Malaysian government would hurt poultry producers, especially  small and medium players that...

Malaysian government urged to clarify egg subsidy offer

The Malaysian government should clarify its USD 0.0012/egg subsidy. “While I welcome the government’s effort to subsidize eggs, we need clarification on how, when,...

Malaysia caps broiler price until midyear

The Malaysian government has capped broiler retail prices at USD 2.19/kg until the middle of the year. Meanwhile, price caps for eggs under the...

Thailand to add chicken to price control list

Thailand’s committee on prices of goods and services is proposing that the cabinet add chickens and chicken meat to the price control list. This...

Sri Lanka removes price control on whole chicken

The Sri Lankan government has removed its price control on ‘frozen whole chicken’. The government introduced a price of USD 2.14/kg for several years. Producers...

Malaysian officials deny beef profit losses due to price control

Malaysia’s Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs denied allegations that local beef traders suffered losses due to price control set under the Festive...

Philippine govt maintains pork and chicken price caps

The price caps on pork and chicken in Metro Manila will stay until April 8, Philippine Agriculture Secretary William Dar said, adding that lifting...

Price caps upset Philippine hog raisers

The African swine fever’s detrimental effect on Philippines’ pork supply/prices as legislators and producers continue to squabble. A month after the government imposed a price...

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