The Consumer Affairs Authority states, raids will be carried out to nab errant traders who sell wheat flour above the controlled price.

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The Consumer Affairs Authority states, raids will be carried out, to nab errant traders who sell wheat flour above the controlled price.

The Authority points out, the Prima Company has increased the price of wheat flour without approval.

Prima increased the price of a kilo of wheat flour by 5 rupees and 50 cents, whilst the All Ceylon Bakery Owners Association stated that the price of a loaf of bread would be increased by 2 rupees.

However, in accordance with the Extraordinary Gazette issued on 14th July 2016, as a controlled price has been determined for wheat flour, prior approval should be sought from the Consumer Affairs Authority before a price increase is effecte

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