Sellers complain about ‘ridiculous’ ceiling price for chicken


Diyana Ibrahim

Chicken traders say they shouldn’t be blamed for selling at higher prices as suppliers were the ones hiking up cost, said those working at the Chabang Tiga market in Kuala Terengganu, where several of them were fined RM500 recently for selling above the controlled price. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, April 11, 2022.

CHICKEN traders said they shouldn’t be blamed for selling at higher prices as suppliers were the ones hiking up cost, said those working at the Chabang Tiga market in Kuala Terengganu, where several of them were fined RM500 recently for selling above the controlled price.

Traders at the market here told The Malaysian Insight they do not have the option to sell chicken at the current ceiling price of RM8.90 per kilogram as the suppliers’ price had increased to RM8.70.


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