Ministry launches Ops Pasar to monitor vegetable prices

Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Deputy Minister Rosol Wahid says his ministry has launched Ops Pasar to investigate reports of rising vegetable prices across the country. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, November 28, 2021.

THE Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) launched Ops Pasar (Sayur 2) nationwide yesterday to investigate reports of rising vegetable prices, which are alleged to have been hiked by up to 200%.

Its deputy minister Rosol Wahid said as of the first day, 43 premises and 131 types of vegetables such as choy sum (sawi), beans, broccoli and red chilli had been inspected, covering all levels of the distribution network nationwide, namely suppliers, wholesalers and retailers.

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