Govt can’t regulate food prices like a ‘communist’, Rafizi says


Ravin Palanisamy

Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli says Malaysia cannot become a ‘communist’ nation, whereby the government regulates the prices of food sold at restaurants and hotels. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 25, 2023.

THE increase in prices of food and drinks, especially in restaurants and hotels, is the main contributing factor to inflation, Rafizi Ramli said.

The economy minister, however, said that Malaysia could not become a “communist” nation, whereby the government regulates the prices of food sold at these premises. 


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  • YB Rafizi before you go off tandem perhaps take a look at earlier comments on the matter where before you want to tackle the local folks welfare you ought and must tackle the main primary of your portfolio ie Economy that is to bring in more FDI and how best to assist our local business entrepreneur to spur more as to me once these major players has more to spend vis a vis their growth that would eventually translate down to small & medium enterprise under which the food stalls & food operators. Once the RAKYAT has extra to spend that would lead to these stalls & food operator gain more income/revenue as we Msian love & enjoys our food.

    Posted 1 week ago by Teruna Kelana