Traders hike chicken prices above ceiling figure over supply woes

Standard whole chickens are being sold for between RM6.99 and RM9.50 per kg in Kuala Lumpur, a Bernama survey has found. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, May 25, 2022.

THE lack of chicken supply has led to some traders selling above the set ceiling price, but it can still be bought for as low as RM6.99 per kg in the market. 

A survey by Bernama found that most traders were selling whole chickens at RM8.90 per kg as set by the government.

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