200% vegetable price hike hearsay, deputy minister says

Chan Kok Leong

It has been reported that there has been an up to 200% increase in the prices of some vegetables in the past two weeks. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 25, 2021.

THE increase in vegetable prices is not as extreme as reported, said the deputy domestic trade and consumer affairs minister in Parliament today.

Rosol Wahid said: “Enforcement officers did not find any evidence of a 200% price hike on vegetables.”

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