Prices of chicken and veggies to go up during fasting month


Four chicken traders at the Menglembu wet market had their stalls broken into.

JOHOR BARU: Consumers may have to fork out extra money next month as the prices of cucumber, red chillies, long beans and poultry are expected to increase during the fasting month of Ramadan, which is expected to fall on May 27.

Traders at the Tebrau, Johor Jaya and Larkin wet markets here claim that it is normal for prices of essential goods to go up during Ramadan, as demand for vegetables and chicken increases.

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