Egg prices reduced by three sen nationwide


PETALING JAYA: The retail price of Grade A, B, and C eggs across the country has been reduced by three cents starting today (June 17) as part of the government’s new subsidy initiative.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said that the new prices for Grade A, B, and C eggs will be set at 42sen, 40sen, and 38sen per egg, respectively.

He noted that the subsidy provision would involve government expenditure of around RM100mil, covering as much as 10sen per egg.

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"I want to emphasise that the problems or issues related to the cost of living of the people will continue to be dealt with by the Government in a more proactive and effective manner," he said in a statement on Monday (June 17).

Retail prices for eggs in Sabah, Sarawak, and Labuan will be adjusted according to the respective zones and districts, according to Anwar.

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