FOOD DROP, GOVERNMENT UNVEILS NEW PRICES

FOOD DROP, GOVERNMENT UNVEILS NEW PRICES
FOOD DROP, GOVERNMENT UNVEILS NEW PRICES

The government of Senegal has unveiled the list of products whose prices will be approved. The announcement was made by the Secretary General of the Government, Ahmadou Al Aminou Lô.

The new authorities have decided to approve the price of a kilogram of sugar at 600 CFA francs, compared to 650 CFA francs currently. That is a reduction of 50 CFA francs.

According to the Minister Secretary General of the Government, Ahmadou Al Aminou Lô, who was in front of the press, a reduction of 40 Cfa francs will be applied to the kilo of unscented broken rice, so that its selling price cannot exceed 410 Cfa francs.

Regarding refined oil, it was decided to bring a reduction of 100 CFA francs per liter.

Bread, for its part, will see its cost reduced by 15 CFA francs, “while waiting to continue exchanges, particularly with millers”. So the baguette will go from 175 Cfa francs to 160 Cfa francs.

The government has also decided to remove the parafiscal tax of 2,000 CFA francs on cement for residential use.

Furthermore, President Diomaye Faye decided to allocate the land of Mbour 4 to developers for their development and very quickly lead to the implementation of easier access to housing.

According to the Minister Secretary General of the Government, a reduction of 22% was applied to fertilizers, which generated a saving of 7 billion on the purchase of fertilizers, in favor of farmers.

The minister also declared that the 3 telephone operators responded to the State’s call for a reduction in costs. And the new internet and voice offers will benefit consumers, especially those who purchase retail packages.

“To ensure regulation, the government will return to the system of control stores. In all localities by involving young people and women,” indicated Mr. Lô, who also underlines that the control system will be strengthened.

He declared that these measures will come into force after the meeting of the National Consumer Council which will be convened next week.

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