SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 1 August 2021, Sunday |

Banque du Liban lifts subsidies on sugar

The increase in the price of a bundle of bread is due to the Banque du Liban ceasing to subsidize sugar in Lebanese markets, according to a statement from the Ministry of Economy.

As previously reported, the Ministry of Economy today, Tuesday, established the price of a package of white bread as follows:

From the bakery to the consumer: a large size bundle weighing not less than 910 grams, priced at 3,000 LBP, maximum.

At a cost of 2,000 LBP, a medium-sized bundle with a weight of not less than 395 grams is available, maximum.

From the store to the consumer: A large size bundle with a weight of not less than 910 grams, priced at 3,250 LBP, maximum.

One medium-sized bundle weighing no less than 395 grams, with a maximum price of 2,250 L.L.