Islamabad August 3 2021: Ministry of Industries and Production fix the maximum retail price of locally produced white crystalline sugar at PKR 89.50 per kg , at which it shall be made available to the general public. This will mean an ex-mill rice maximum of PKR 84.50 per kg (inclusive of sales tax).
This price is being the highest price worked out for any of the provinces
The provincial authorities/ICT are directed to implement this order and to take action against the mills, dealers, distributors and retailers who do not comply with this order, as provided under the Price Control and Prevention of Profiteering and Hoarding Act,1977. Further, a weekly compliance report shall be filed by authorities exercising the delegated powers of Controller General of Prices in the provincial and federal jurisdictions.
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This order shall come into force immediately and will remain in force till November 15, 2021 unless rescinded or modified earlier.