No sugar price hike in the market

The Sugar Importers’ Association has in writing informed the Consumer Affairs Authority that the retail price of sugar in the market has not been increased parallel to the recent tax increase on sugar by Rs. 10.00

Accordingly, the Ministry of Finance emphasized that there will be no price hike in the market and it is illegal.

However, a kilo of sugar is sold at Rs. 102 through the Sathosa branches, a press release from Department of Government Information said.